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Pi (1998) 4K Restoration

Opens on March 14

Director: Darren Aronofsky Run Time: 84 min. Release Year: 1998

Starring: Ben Shenkman, Mark Margolis, Pamela Hart, Sean Gullette, Stephen Pearlman

Country: United States
Language: English, Hebrew

In honor of Pi Day this March, and in partnership with our friends at A24, we are screening a new 4K Restoration of Darren Aronofsky’s feature directorial debut.

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About the film:

The 1998 surrealist psychological thriller stars Sean Gullette as a mathematician who becomes obsessed with searching for patterns in the universe as part of a quest for meaning. The film earned Aronofsky the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival and the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.

About the filmmaker:

Darren Aronofsky is an acclaimed American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His stories, some of the most memorable of the last two decades, are noted for their surrealistic, melodramatic, and sometimes disturbing elements as well as an unconventional spirituality and environmental activism. In 1997, he founded the production company Protozoa Pictures, and crafted the feature films Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Fountain (2006), The Wrestler (2008), Black Swan (2010) – which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Director – Noah (2014), Mother! (2017), and his latest award-winning feature The Whale (2022). Aronofsky studied film and social anthropology at Harvard before studying directing at the American Film Institute.

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