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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

8.11

Rated by 9 people

Plot  During the summer in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, elderly widow Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) constantly watches television, particularly infomercials hosted by Tappy Tibbons (Christopher McDonald). After receiving a call that she will be invited to participate in her favorite infomercial, she becomes obsessed with regaining the youthful appearance she possesses in a photograph from her son Harry's (Jared Leto) graduation. In order to fit into her old red dress seen in the picture, the favorite of her deceased husband Seymour, she goes on a crash diet. In order to reach her goal sooner, she takes the advice of a friend to begin taking weight-loss amphetamine pills throughout the day and a sedative at night. Harry warns her about amphetamine dependence and risk of life-threatening consequences, but she rebuffs him and insists that the chance to be on television has given her a reason to live. When her invitation does not arrive, she increases her dosage from double to triple and, as a resu...  

Director(s)

Darren Aronofsky

Cast

Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
Sara Goldfarb
Jared Leto
Jared Leto
Harry Goldfarb
Jennifer Connelly
Jennifer Connelly
Marion Silver
Marlon Wayans
Tyrone C. Love
Christopher McDonald
Tappy Tibbons
Mark Margolis
Mr. Rabinowitz
Louise Lasser
Ada
Marcia Jean Kurtz
Rae
Sean Gullette
Arnold
Keith David
Big Tim
Dylan Baker
Southern Doctor
Ajay Naidu
Mailman
Ben Shenkman
Dr. Spencer
Hubert Selby Jr.
Laughing guard
Darren Aronofsky
Visitor (uncredited)

Others

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