- Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
- Cast: Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder
Aronofsky's follow-up to The Wrestler is an intense and gripping portrayal of psychological meltdown. Young ballerina Nina (Portman) finds herself thrown into a maelstrom of conflict, backstabbing and mental manipulation when she is cast as both the white and black swans in a lavish production of Swan Lake. Dark and powerful.
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Reviews & features
Interview - Natalie Portman on Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan28 Mar 2011
Actress on the challenging role, extreme pain and dancing injuries
A lot of people are saying your work in Black Swan is your best performance to date. How do you feel? I’m very unobjective! It was definitely the most challenging and the most rewarding. It’s sad that the cliché is true – the more you put in, the more…
Black Swan - A taut psychological backstage thriller18 Jan 2011
Darren Aronofsky's intense and involving companion piece to The Wrestler
(15) 108min Darren Aronofsky’s follow up to The Wrestler is a similarly intense and involving companion piece. Parallels can be drawn between the struggles of Randy ‘The Ram’ Robinson at the end of his working life with the more immediate drama of…
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