Requiem for a Dream @IMDB
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island individuals are shattered when their addictions become stronger.
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Writer: Hubert Selby Jr. (based on the book by), Hubert Selby Jr. (screenplay)
Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto and Jennifer Connelly
Plot: Drugs. They consume mind, body and soul. Once you’re hooked, you’re hooked. Four lives. Four addicts. Four failures. Despite their aspirations of greatness, they succumb to their addictions. Watching the addicts spiral out of control, we bear witness to the dirtiest, ugliest portions of the underworld addicts reside in. It is shocking and eye-opening but demands to be seen by both addicts and non-addicts alike.