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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

Rating:R (for intense depiction of drug addiction, graphic sexuality, strong language and some sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 6, 2000
Running time:102 minutes
Cast:Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Jared Leto, Christopher McDonald
Director:Darren Aronofsky
Producer:Eric Watson, Palmer West
Writer:Darren Aronofsky
Distributor:Artisan Entertainment

Description: Sara Goldfarb is a lonely widow who is revitalized by the prospect of appearing on television as a game show contestant, while her son Harry, his girlfriend Marion, and his friend Tyrone have devised an illicit shortcut to wealth and ease. Lulled by early successes, Sara, Harry, Marion and Tyrone convince themselves that unforeseen setbacks are only temporary. They ignore their deteriorating circumstances and focus all their energies on realizing their beautiful visions of the future. Even as the promise of fulfillment disappears to nothingness, they cling to the delusions that are slowly destroying their lives, denying reality until at last they are eye to eye with their worst nightmares.

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