The term "visionary" is bandied around all-too-frequently, but in the case of Aronofsky he really does fit the bill. Frequently tackling men and women plunging into psychological turmoil, the filmmaker has cemented himself as one of the top American directors across just six features.
Whether he's exploring a mathematician with a power drill pointed at his head in Pi or life, death and rebirth through The Fountain, Aronofsky always delivers a unique movie-going experience. With Noah in cinemas this week, Digital Spy takes a look at six draw-dropping scenes from Aronofsky's back catalogue...
A screeching soundtrack and some dynamic visual imagery (thanks to Aronofsky's pioneering "Snorricam" technique) heighten the pressure and paranoia on number cruncher Max Cohen as he