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Darren Aronofsky does meth (ads)

Darren Aronofsky does meth (ads)


And they’re about as harsh as you would expect from the director of the 2000 drugs and desperation drama Requiem for a Dream (who is more recently known for Black Swan).

As always, I wonder if shock advertising can really scare kids straight. I suspect it will not. But it sure scared the hell out of me.

See the other three ads below.




The Meth Project
Organic Inc.
Additional credits:
Chief Creative Officer: Conor Brady
Group Creative Director: Brad Mancuso
Creative Director: Urs Ross
Director of Production: Laurale Wunsch
Art Director: Tyler Warrender
Copywriter: Fred Abercrombie

Production Company: Wild Plum
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Director of Photography: Darren Lew
Executive Producer/Partner: Shelby Sexton
Executive Producer: Sandy Haddad
Executive Producer: Scott Franklin
Line Producer: Ted Robbins

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