Cool to see Aronofsky's early style. There's the genesis of his editing style in Requiem.
over 3 years
Very good for a low bugdet film. I liked it. I like math too :)
almost 4 years
loved it. when I was eight my mother told me not to stare into the sun.
almost 4 years
I wanted to like this film, but it was extremely unmemorable. I want to like it! Argh.
Tries to be really smart and all that but really doesnt work, waste of your time and brain
The low budget allows for some imperfections, but Pi is a chaotic, unique thriller.
almost 6 years
A rare low budget mind blowing movie. I wish there were more directors like Aronofsky!
over 6 years
Gorgeous movie about a troubled mathematician. Enjoyed it immensely but it's a 1 time deal
almost 7 years
This will overload your mind, and then spit you out scared, twisted & begging for more.
Film Noir / German expressionism - B&W does what colour can't. Great plot too. Thnx Darren
I loved the cinematography but it can only be watched by mathematician's.
Pi, also titled π, is a 1998 American psychological thriller film written and directed by Darren Aronofsky. It is Aronofsky's directorial debut, and earned him the Directing Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and the Gotham Open Palm Award. The title refers to the mathematical constant pi. Like most of Aronofsky's films, [Pi] centers on a protagonist whose obsessive pursuit of ideal leads to severely self-destructive behavior. However, the strong psychosexual elements of the director's later work are not present.
Maximillian "Max" Cohen (Sean Gullette), the story's protagonist and unreliable narrator, is a number theorist who believes that everything in nature can be understood through numbers. He is capable of doing simple arithmetic calculations involving large numbers in his head. Max also suffers from cluster headaches, as well as extreme paranoia, hallucinations, and social anxiety disorder. Other than a woman living...