Requiem for a Dream
Reviewed in December 2000
Director: Darren Aronofsky. Cast: Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Christopher McDonald, Louise Lasser, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Keith David, Denise Dowse, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Dylan Baker, Samia Shoaib, Sean Gullette. Screenplay: Hubert Selby, Jr., and Darren Aronofsky (based on the novel by Hubert Selby, Jr.)

Photo © 2000 Artisan Entertainment/Protozoa Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Actress: Ellen Burstyn

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Drama): Ellen Burstyn

Other Awards:
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Burstyn); Best Cinematography (Matthew Libatique)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Actress (Burstyn)
National Board of Review: Special Mention for Excellence in Filmmaking
Satellite Awards: Best Actress, Drama (Burstyn)

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