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The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

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Directed by

Darren Aronofsky

Written by

Hubert Selby Jr. (Screenplay)
Darren Aronofsky (Screenplay)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

heroin drug addiction illegal prostitution junkie unsociability diet speed

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Lists

#81 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#618 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#60 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#238 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Ellen Burstyn