Director: Darren Aronofsky Run Time: 84 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 1998
Starring: Ben Shenkman, Mark Margolis, Sean Gullette
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In Darren Aronofsky’s mind-bending debut feature Sean Gullette stars as Max, a mathematical genius who is trying to program his computer to make stock market predictions. When his computer spits out a seemingly worthless string of numbers, Max comes to believe that he has cracked the code on something far greater— perhaps even the unspeakable name of God.
“Audacious and bursting with ideas.” – Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
“A tour-de-force of grainy, high-contrast black-and-white photography and inventive editing and sound design, π at times ventures to the limits of cinematic legibility.” – Gavin Smith, Film Comment