REQUIEM FOR A DREAM: Mastery of Editing

Rather than just stitching scenes together, the editing in Requiem for a Dream significantly contributes to the film’s themes and character development. In this video essay, Mr Nerdista explores why editor Jay Rabinowitz and Darren Aronofsky assembled the film the way they did, and the effect it has on viewers.

Mr Nerdista

Videos: 36


Case Studies: How Editing Shapes the Story


Psychological Drama


Psychological Thriller


Darren Aronofsky


Requiem for a Dream