R | | Drama
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.
(At around 1 hour 23 minutes) Sarah's nurse sticking out her tongue as she prepares the hypodermic shot was an improvisation.
Oh, I thought you'd never ask.
(at around 1h 1 min) When Marion leaves Arnold's apartment and runs onto the street to vomit it is raining heavily, however when she arrives back home her hair and clothes are completely dry.
The opening credits each disappear as if being melted like heroin.
In the opening credits for the edited version, when the title card "Requiem for a Dream" crashes down, underneath it is a red box with red lettering that reads "edited version", making it clear to the viewer that they are not seeing the true version of the film.
$64,770 (USA) (8 October 2000)
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