Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch. Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch.
Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch.

Five disturbing films even bleaker than coronavirus news, from Requiem for a Dream to The Road

  • Real-world news getting you down? Find comfort in films where people are much worse off
  • Requiem for a Dream shows how people can be crushed by their hopes, while The Road depicts humanity descending into barbarism after society collapses

Topic |   Asian cinema
Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch. Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch.
Jennifer Connelly (left) and Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream, Darren Aronofsky’s 2000 film that’s tough to watch.
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