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Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky

Date of Birth: 12 Feb 1969

Country: USA

Biography: Darren Aronofsky was born February 12, 1969, in Brooklyn, New York. Darrenn went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film, "Supermarket Sweep", starring Sean Gullette. Aronofsky didn't make a feature film until five years later, in February 1996, where he began creating the concept for Pi (1998).

Total Credits at Criticker: 4 (Actor), 14 (Director), 7 (Writer), 1 (Creator)

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    Max is a genius mathematician who's built a supercomputer at home that provides something that can be understood as a key for understanding all existence. Representatives both from a Hasidic cabalistic sect and high-powered Wall Street firm hear of that secret and attempt to seduce him. (imdb)
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    Requiem for a Dream
    This modern-day fable is set on the rusted mean streets of Coney Island, Brooklyn. The dual storyline parallels four people who set out in pursuit of a better life.
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    The Fountain
    The Fountain is an odyssey about one man's eternal struggle to save the woman he loves. (Warner Bros.)
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    The Wrestler
    A drama centered on retired professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson (Rourke) as he makes his way through the independent circuit, trying to get back in the game for one final showdown with his former rival. (imdb)
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    Black Swan
    BLACK SWAN is a psychological melodrama in which Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman), a dancer in a New York ballet company, hopes desperately to play a greater part in the coming season, a season that choreographer Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) informs the company will include a new production of "Swan Lake."
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    A man suffering visions of an apocalyptic deluge takes measures to protect his family a coming flood. Inspired by the Biblical story. (imdb)
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    Fortune Cookie
    Fortune Cookie (1991) - Short Film
    This is one of Darren Aronofsky's student shorts he made while attending graduate school. Like Requiem for a Dream, it's based on a Hubert Selby Jr. story. (SM)
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    Centers on a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (imdb)
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    No Time
    No Time (1994) - Short Film
    Collection of comical sketches.
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    Lou Reed & Metallica: The View
    A promotional video for Lou Reed and Metallica's 2011 single "The View."
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    One Strange Rock
    The extraordinary story of Earth and why it is special and uniquely brimming with life among a largely unknown but harsh cosmic arena; astronauts tell the story of Earth through unique perspectives. (https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/one-strange-rock/)
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    Protozoa (1993) - Short Film
    Aronofsky's short opens with angry slacker Dave sitting in a dreary, empty junk yard. Dave stares into space, sips beer, and beats the hell out of a cracked guitar. We quickly realize the emptiness of the dump parallels the emptiness of Dave's life which consists of smoking weed, staring at television screens and watching mentally retarded school children.
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    The Whale
    A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption. (imdb)
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    Welcome to Earth
    Will Smith travels to the extreme ends of the earth from active volcanoes to deep ocean adventures. (imdb)
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