Oscar-nominatedDarren Aronofsky’s iconic ‘Requiem for a Dream’, is marking its 20th anniversary with a celebratory 4K Ultra HD release. Based on the novel by Hubert Selby Jr., and adapted by Aronofsky and Selby Jr., it is a hypnotic film about four people pursuing their visions of happiness. The film stars Oscar winners Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, and Jennifer Connelly, as well as Marlon Wayans.
Aronofsky has received acclaim for his often surreal, and at times, unsettling aesthetic. His feature debut, ‘Pi’ (1997), won him the Directing Award at Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay. Aronofsky’s fourth film, ‘The Wrestler’ (2008), was released to critical acclaim and both of the film’s stars, Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei, received Academy Award nominations. ‘Black Swan’(2010) followed, receiving further critical acclaim and many accolades, being nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
In advertising, Darren Aronofsky has directed commercials for clients that include Hugo Boss, The Montana Meth Project, The New York Times (‘The Truth Is Hard To Find’ campaign won 5 Gold Lions at Cannes 2017). More recently, Darren directed a documentary for National Geographic – ‘One Strange Rock’ – starring Will Smith.
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