Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream (2000)

8.3 725,542
R
1h 42min
Drama

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

8.3 725,542
R
1h 42min
Drama

Stars: Ellen Burstyn Jared Leto Jennifer Connelly

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr.

Director: Darren Aronofsky

StoryLine

Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) is a retired widow, living in a small apartment. She spends most of her time watching TV, especially a particular self-help show. She has delusions of rising above her current dull existence by being a guest on that show. Her son, Harry (Jared Leto) is a junkie but along with his friend Tyrone (Marlon Wayans) has visions of making it big by becoming a drug dealer. Harry's girlfriend Marion (Jennifer Connelly) could be fashion designer or artist but is swept along in Harry's drug-centric world. Meanwhile Sara has developed an addiction of her own. She desperately wants to lose weight and so goes on a crash course involving popping pills, pills which turn out to be very addictive and harmful to her mental state.

Cast

Writers: Hubert Selby Jr.

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Actors

  • Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    Sara Goldfarb
  • Jared Leto

    Jared Leto

    Harry Goldfarb
  • Jennifer Connelly

    Jennifer Connelly

    Marion Silver
  • Marlon Wayans

    Marlon Wayans

    Tyrone C. Love
  • Christopher McDonald

    Christopher McDonald

    Tappy Tibbons
  • Louise Lasser

    Louise Lasser

    Ada
  • Marcia Jean Kurtz

    Marcia Jean Kurtz

    Rae
  • Janet Sarno

    Janet Sarno

    Mrs. Pearlman
  • Suzanne Shepherd

    Suzanne Shepherd

    Mrs. Scarlini
  • Joanne Gordon

    Mrs. Ovadia
  • Charlotte Aronofsky

    Mrs. Miles
  • Mark Margolis

    Mark Margolis

    Mr. Rabinowitz
  • Michael Kaycheck

    Michael Kaycheck

    Donut Cop (as Mike Kaycheck)
  • Jack O'Connell

    Jack O'Connell

    Corn Dog Stand Boss
  • Chas Mastin

    Lyle Russel

Details

Genres
Drama
Country
USA
Languages
English
Filming Locations
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Also Known As
Requiem for a Dream
Budget
$4,500,000
Gross
$7,390,108
Sound Mix
Dolby Digital
Color
Color
Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1
Production Company
Artisan Entertainment
Thousand Words
Sibling Productions
Taglines
From the director of [Pi]
Plot Keywords
drug addiction
heroin
sex show
sex scene
addiction