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Winner of the Best Director Award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

A phenomenon since it opened in New York in the summer of 1998, and on its way to becoming a cult classic, Pi is a work of dazzling originality-a science fiction thriller about the haunting journey into the genius mind of a renegade visionary.A brilliant and troubled man, Max Cohen is on the verge of the
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 31st 1999 by Faber & Faber (first published 1999)
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Michael
Dec 22, 2009 Michael rated it it was amazing
I like Pi quite a bit, but the real gem of this book is the "The Guerilla Diaries" section. Aronofsky is one of my favorite directors, and it was an amazing experience to read as he went from idea to Sundance with Pi.

And since he wasn't famous yet, and wasn't sure if the movie would have any success, he was completely (and sometimes brutally) honest when writing about his cast and crew, whether they were disappointing him or bringing him joy. I'd love to see him do something similar again, but m
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May 14, 2013 Juan Espinoza rated it liked it
El diario ofrece algunos destellos sobre el proceso creativo. Algunas cosas que destacar, pero para ser una película hecha con las uñas esperaba más pathos del relato. De todas maneras si admiras el trabajo de Arnofsky, como yo, apreciarás la narración.

El verdadero valor del libro es el guión de la película que viene como un apéndice.
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Aug 03, 2009 Patricia KB rated it it was amazing
I had only intended to read just a few pages to start with,an hour later I was breathless. The trials of trying to put together a film,the highs,the lows,and then to be able to read the finished screenplay is just amazing.
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An amazing screenplay for an amazing film. Also, a great behind-the-scenes peek into the highs and lows of filmmaking.
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As well as the script, this was an interesting look at what goes on inside the director, Darren Aronofsky's mind.
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Darren S. Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He attended Harvard University and AFI to study both live-action and animation film theory, where he met long-time collaborator Matthew Libatique. He won several film awards after completing his senior thesis film, "Supermarket Sweep", starring Sean Gullette, which went on to become a Nationa ...more
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