May 26, 2024 11:05 pm

Jennifer Connelly Looks Back on the 'Really Intense' Requiem for a Dream
Jennifer Connelly Looks Back on the 'Really Intense' Requiem for a Dream

Jennifer Connelly Looks Back on the ‘Really Intense’ Requiem for a Dream

We spoke with Oscar-winner Jennifer Connelly about her new Apple TV+ series with Joel Edgerton and Alice Braga, Dark Matter, which proposes the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics to create a reality-hopping romantic epic. In this reality, however, we’re fast approaching the 25th anniversary of Requiem for a Dream, one of Connelly’s most affecting performances (in a career of many, from Dark City and Little Children to A Beautiful Mind and Top Gun: Maverick). The Darren Aronofsky film is well-known for being one of the most harrowing and upsetting of all time, but Connelly looks back on it with palpable joy. (Watch our interview below.)

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​Connelly stars in the new sci-fi series Dark Matter, but looked back 24 years ago at one of her pioneering roles with the film Requiem for a Dream. Read More