20th Anniversary Director’s Cut: “Requiem for a Dream” makes a 4K appearance - Oct. 13


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Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release the 20th Anniversary Director's Cut of “Requiem for a Dream” on 4K (disc & digital) October 13. It was rumored for an earlier release this year, but COVID-19 seemed to put the brakes on that.


The story from writer/director Darren Aronofsky and author Hubert Selby Jr. is a hypnotic film about four people pursuing their visions of happiness. Even as everything begins to fall apart, they refuse to let go, plummeting with their dreams into a nightmarish, gut-wrenching freefall.


Based on the novel by Hubert Selby Jr., this gritty novel the drama concerns four people trapped by their addictions. Harry (Jared Leto), his best friend Tyrone (Marlon Wayans) are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY, and Harry's girlfriend Marion (Jennifer Connelly) also an addict. Harry's mother Sara (Ellen Burstyn), who spends her days watching television, and dreams of appearing on her favorite game show.



EXTRAS:


4K bonus features:

NEW: “On Set: 1999” Featurette

NEW: “Transcendent Moments: The Score of Requiem for a Dream” Featurette

NEW: “Ellen Burstyn on Requiem for a Dream” Featurette

NEW: “Through Their Eyes: Revisiting Requiem for a Dream” Featurette

Commentary by director Darren Aronofsky

Commentary by director of photography Matthew Libatique


Blu-ray bonus features:

“The Making of Requiem for a Dream” Featurette

Deleted Scenes with optional Audio Commentary by director Darren Aronofsky

“Memories, Dreams, & Addictions: Ellen Burstyn Interviews Hubert Selby, Jr.” Featurette

Commentary by Darren Aronofsky

Commentary by director of photography Matthew Libatique

Marketing Gallery




SPECS:

Video: 35mm film source mastered in 4K (1.85:1 aspect ratio) with HDR10 and Dolby Vision, supervised by director of photography Matthew Libatique


Audio: English Dolby Atmos



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