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Requiem for a Dream (14-May-2000)

Director: Darren Aronofsky

Writers: Hubert Selby; Darren Aronofsky

From novel: Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby

Original Score by: Clint Mansell

Producers: Eric Watson; Palmer West

Keywords: Drama, New York, Brooklyn, Heroin, Prostitution

Several interconnected lives spiral out of control as drug addictions take hold.

ABSTRACT
Brooklyn man Harry dreams of opening a boutique with girlfriend Marion, who desires nothing more than to break away from the influence of her wealthy father. Unfortunately, the pair fall deeper and deeper under the control of heroin alongside friend Tyrone. At much the same time, Harry's mother Sara dreams of once again fitting into her favorite red dress, falling victim to amphetamine abuse as part of a diet program pushed by television-show huckster Tappy Tibbons. Gritty and desperate, Requiem for a Dream (adapted from the Hubert Selby novel of the same name) painfully and accurately portrays people trapped by addiction in various forms.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Dylan Baker
Actor
7-Oct-1959   Murder One
Ellen Burstyn
Actor
7-Dec-1932   Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Jennifer Connelly
Actor
12-Dec-1970   Betty Ross in The Hulk
Keith David
Actor
4-Jun-1956   DCI in Agent Cody Banks
Louise Lasser
Actor
11-Apr-1939   Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Jared Leto
Actor
26-Dec-1971   Harry in Requiem for a Dream
Mark Margolis
Actor
26-Nov-1939   The Fountain
Christopher McDonald
Actor
15-Feb-1955   Happy Gilmore
Ajay Naidu
Actor
12-Feb-1972   Samir in Office Space
Hubert Selby
Author
23-Jul-1928 26-Apr-2004 Requiem for a Dream
Ben Shenkman
Actor
26-Sep-1968   Pi
Marlon Wayans
Comic
23-Jul-1972   A Wayans Brother

CAST

Ellen Burstyn   ...   Sara Goldfarb
Jared Leto   ...   Harry Goldfarb
Jennifer Connelly   ...   Marion Silver
Marlon Wayans   ...   Tyrone C. Love
with
Christopher McDonald   ...   Tappy Tibbons
Louise Lasser   ...   Ada
Keith David   ...   Big Tim
Sean Gullette   ...   Arnold the Shrink
Denise Dowse   ...   Tyrone's Mother
Marcia Jean Kurtz   ...   Rae
Janet Sarno   ...   Mrs. Pearlman
Suzanne Shepherd   ...   Mrs. Scarlini
Joanne Gordon   ...   Mrs. Ovadia
Charlotte Aronofsky   ...   Mrs. Miles
Mark Margolis   ...   Mr. Rabinowitz
Mike Kaycheck   ...   Donut Cop
Jack O'Connell   ...   Corn Dog Stand Boss
Chas Mastin   ...   Lyle Russel
Ajay Naidu   ...   Mailman
Samia Shoaib   ...   Nurse Mall
Peter Maloney   ...   Dr. Pill
Abraham Abraham   ...   King Neptune
Aliya Campbell   ...   Alice
Te'ron A. O'Neal   ...   Young Tyrone
Bryan Chattoo   ...   Brody
Eddie De Harp   ...   Brody's Henchman Victor
Scott Franklin   ...   Voice of Jailer
Peter Howard   ...   Sal the Geep
Brian Costello   ...   First AD
Abraham Aronofsky   ...   Newspaper Man on Train
James Chinlund   ...   Space Oddity
Olga Merediz   ...   Malin & Block Secretary
Allison Furman   ...   Malin & Block Office Woman
Robert Dylan Cohen   ...   Paramedic Greenhill
Ben Shenkman   ...   Dr. Spencer
Dylan Baker   ...   Southern Doctor
Shaun O'Hagen   ...   Ward Attendant Seto
Leland Gantt   ...   Ward Attendant Penn
Bill Buell   ...   Court Doctor
Jimmie Ray Weeks   ...   Prison Guard
Gregg Bello   ...   ER Doctor
Henry Stram   ...   ECT Technician
Big Tim Party Girls
Heather Litteer   ...   Big Tim Party Girl
Jenny Decker   ...   Big Tim Party Girl
Ami Goodheart   ...   Big Tim Party Girl
Nina Zavarin   ...   Big Tim Party Girl
Stanley B. Herman   ...   Uncle Hank
Party Animals
Scott Bader   ...   Party Animal
Jim Centofanti   ...   Party Animal
Scott Chait   ...   Party Animal
Daniel Clarin   ...   Party Animal
Ben Cohen   ...   Party Animal
Eric Cohen   ...   Party Animal
Brett Feinstein   ...   Party Animal
Ricky Fier   ...   Party Animal
John Getz   ...   Party Animal
Andrew Kessler   ...   Party Animal
Ross Lombardo   ...   Party Animal
Carter Mansbach   ...   Party Animal
Scott Miller   ...   Party Animal
Todd Miller   ...   Party Animal
Joshua Pollack   ...   Party Animal
Craig Rallo   ...   Party Animal
Geordan Reisner   ...   Party Animal
Keith Scandore   ...   Party Animal
David Seltzer   ...   Party Animal
Chris Varvaro   ...   Party Animal
Ricardo Viņas   ...   Party Animal
Chad Weiner   ...   Party Animal
Jesse Weissberger   ...   Party Animal
Greg Weissman   ...   Party Animal
Hubert Selby.   ...   Laughing Guard
Liana Pai   ...   Angelic Nurse
Django Martel   ...   Refrigerator Puppeteer

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