SummaryHarry, his best friend Tyrone, his girlfriend Marion, and his mother all struggle with drug addiction against a backdrop of the abandoned beaches and faded glory of Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Drug addicts -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Santa Monica, Calif. :Artisan Home Entertainment,2001
|Edition||Edited version, widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Requiem for a dream.
West, Palmer, producer.
Aronofsky, Darren, director, screenwriter.
Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- actor.
Leto, Jared, 1971- actor.
Connelly, Jennifer, actor.
Wayans, Marlon, actor.
Selby, Hubert, Jr., 1928-2004. Requiem for a dream.
Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
Thousand Words (Firm)
Bandeira Entertainment (Firm)
Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans.
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; edited by Jay Rabinowitz ; original score by Clint Mansell ; music performed by Kronos Quartet.
MPAA rating: R for extensive depiction of drug addiction, graphic sexuality, strong language and some violence.
Based on the novel: Requiem for a dream by Hubert Selby, Jr.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2000.
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Darren Aronofsky ; optional audio feature commentary with director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; Making of featurette (ca. 35 min.) ; deleted scenes ; Anatomy of a scene (ca. 6 min.) ; Memories, Dreams & Addictions [featurette] (ca. 20 min.) ; original theatrical trailers and tv spots; cast and crew bios [text feature] ; production notes [text feature].
DVD ; NTSC, region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital surround audio ; 16:9 widescreen version.
Boston Society of Film Critics Award, 2000: Best Actress (Ellen Burstyn). Independent Spirit Award, 2001: Best Cinematography (Matthew Libatique) and Best Female Lead (Ellen Burstyn). Stockholm Film Festival, 2000: Best Actress (Ellen Burstyn)
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.