Darren Aronofsky / US, 1998 / 85 min.
A mathematical genius becomes obsessed with the pattern contained in the endless number pi. Whoever can work this out, will discover not only the key to creation, but will be able to predict fluctuations on the stock exchange. Aronofsky’s exciting debut brought him the best director award at the Sundance festival in America. The Badlands film chosen by Rossella Nisio, Jemima de Jonge and Daniël Ernst.
English, Hebrew (modern)
Up-and-coming film talent at Eye: a new generation of Dutch makers are given the opportunity to present their debut films, discuss filmmaking and select films by makers that inspired them. These Badlands evenings are compiled by guest curators Lemuël de Graav, Xiang Yu Yeung and Eye programmer Ronald Simons.