Requiem for a dream

DVD - 2001

Harry and his best friend, Tyrone, are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend, Marion, is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father. Harry's mother, Sara, spends her days watching television and wants to lose weight to go on a game show. She visits a sleazy doctor who prescribes her amphetamines and soon Sara has a drug habit of her own.

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Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment [2001], c2000.
Director's cut, widescreen ed.
Item Description
Based on the novel: Requiem for a dream / by Hubert Selby, Jr.
Originally released as motion picture in 2000.
Special features: commentary by director Darren Aronofsky ; commentary by director of photography Matthew Libatique ; scene analysis ; deleted scenes with optional director commentary ; documentary, The making of Requiem for a dream ; Memories, dreams and addictions : Ellen Burstyn interviews Hubert Selby Jr. ; cast and crew information ; production notes ; theatrical trailers and TV spots ; scene access ; interactive menus.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (DVD)(102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Dolby 5.1 surround; digitally remastered; widescreen version.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
BSFC Award, 2000: Best actress (Burstyn); Independent Spirit Award, 2001: Best cinematography (Libatique), Best female lead (Burstyn); Stockholm Film Festival, 2000: Best actress (Burstyn).
Production Credits
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique; editor, Jay Rabinowitz; music, Clint Mansell; costume designer, Laura Jean Shannon; production designer, James Chinlund.
Other Authors
Hubert Selby (-), Darren Aronofsky