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Black Swan

Black Swan

Released on 16 May 2011

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years and over

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Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
  • Metamorphosis - A behind the scenes look at the filmmaking process from Darren Aronofsky's visionary directing, to the physically-demanding acting, to the stunning special effects.
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Behind the Curtain - An inside look at the film's costume and production design.
  • Natalie Portman and Darren Aronofsky discuss their creative journey, from "preparing for the role" to "dancing with the camera."
  • Cast Profiles: Roles of a Lifetime - The stars reflect on the their challenging and rewarding characters
certificate15 years and over
directorDarren Aronofsky
duration1 hour and 48 minutes
languagesEnglish
regionB
year2010