Requiem for a Dream

Revealing mistake: Whenever someone takes drugs and their pupils "dilate" you can see that it's a normal eye being distorted by a computer because the arc of reflected light also is distorted.

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Continuity mistake: Harry stands on top of a building with a girl folding paper planes. The plane they fold is folded with a blunt front. He throws it off the building and then the plane flies, all of a sudden the nose is sharp, this is visible. (00:12:10)

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Trivia: When Tyrone is making mashed potatoes, the prison guard standing behind him is played by the novelist Hubert Selby Jr., on whose novel the film is based.

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Question: [Spoilers] What exactly happens to Sarah Goldfarb at the end? Some people say she's in a catatonic state, but she seems to be functioning too well for that. Can someone please explain the situation she's in after the Electric Shock Therapy?

Answer: Sarah Goldfarb is not catatonic, but she appears lethargic and withdrawn after the ECT, and she has lost the vigour and excitement she had while taking the diet pills. The way she walks around suggests she has been given typical antipsychotics (eg thorazine, stelazine) to subdue her.

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