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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

(R) 102 mins

(R) 102 mins

Plot Summary: The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island individuals are shattered when their addictions become stronger.

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr. (based on the book by, screenplay), Aronofsky (screenplay)

Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly

Serious Jest: animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd)animated beer mug 25% (transparent bkgrd) (Must See)  This film will hook you from the beginning. Its creative camera work, beautiful score, interesting characters, entertaining dialogue, and powerful actors will mesmerize you.  Your eyes will be glued to the screen as you await each next fix scene.  By the time you realize that this movie is profound and emotionally draining, it will be too late.  You’ll be an Aronofsky junkie.  By the end, you’ll be very glad you saw it, and you’ll wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone who hasn’t seen it…but you may not ever want to put yourself through it again.  Masterfully done.

 

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About Serious Jest

Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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