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Black swan / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Cross Creek Pictures ; a Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures production ; directed by Darren Aronofsky ; screenplay by Mark Heyman and Andrš Heinz and John McLaughlin ; story by Andrš Heinz ; produced by Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer, Brian Oliver, Scott Franklin ; a film by Darren Aronofsky.

Aronofsky, Darren, (director.). Heyman, Mark, 1979- (screenwriter.). Heinz, Andrš, (screenwriter,, author.). McLaughlin, John J., (screenwriter.). Medavoy, Mike, (producer.). Messer, Arnold W., (producer.). Oliver, Brian, 1971- (producer.). Franklin, Scott, (producer.). Portman, Natalie, 1981- (actor.). Cassel, Vincent, 1966- (actor.). Kunis, Mila, 1983- (actor.). Hershey, Barbara, 1948- (actor.). Ryder, Winona, 1971- (actor.). Libatique, Matthew, 1969- (director of photography.). Mansell, Clint, (composer.). Millepied, Benjamin, (choreographer.). Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 Lebedinoe ozero. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures. (Added Author). Cross Creek Pictures. (Added Author). Protozoa Pictures. (Added Author). Phoenix Pictures. (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author). Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder. (Cast).

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General Note:
Publisher, publishing date and paging may vary.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Black Swan: Metamorphosis [featurette] (49 min.); Sneak peeks (7 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; production designer, Thřs̈e DePrez ; editor, Andrew Weisblum ; costume designer, Amy Westcott ; original score, Clint Mansell ; visual effects supervisor, Dan Schrecker ; ballet choreography, Benjamin Millepied ; ballet costumes designed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte ; "Swan Lake" composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Participant or Performer Note:
Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder.
Summary, etc.:
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated R for strong sexual content, disturbing violent images, language and some drug use; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby surround; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 2.40:1.
Language Note:
In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English SDH or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Winner, 2011 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama--Natalie Portman; 2011 Academy Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role--Natalie Portman; 2011 BAFTA Film Award Best Actress--Natalie Portman.
Subject: Ballerinas > Drama.
Ballet dancers > Drama.
Ballet companies > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Ballets > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Psychoses > Drama.
Mothers and daughters > New York (State) > Drama.
Women > Conduct of life > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > New York (State) > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
DVDs.
New York (N.Y.) > Drama.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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