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Black Swan (2010): She Became Perfect in Every Area Except Life

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”. Director: Darren Aronofsky Writers: Mark Heyman (screenplay), Andres Heinz (screenplay) (as Andrés Heinz) | 2 more credits » Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel | See full cast & crew »

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Sinopsis Film Black Swan, antara Ambisi dan Delusi

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”.

Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” is a full-bore melodrama, told with passionate intensity, gloriously and darkly absurd. It centers on a performance by Natalie Portman that is nothing short of heroic, and mirrors the conflict of good and evil in Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake.” It is one thing to lose yourself in your art. Portman’s ballerina loses her mind.Everything about classical ballet lends itself to excess. The art form is one of grand gesture, of the illusion of triumph over reality and even the force of gravity. Yet it demands from its performers years of rigorous perfectionism, the kind of physical and mental training that takes ascendancy over normal life. This conflict between the ideal and the reality is consuming Nina Sayers, Portman’s character.
Her life has been devoted to ballet. Was that entirely her choice? Her mother, Erica (Barbara Hershey), was a dancer once, and now dedicates her life to her daughter’s career. They share a small apartment that feels sometimes like a refuge, sometimes like a cell. They hug and chatter like sisters. Something feels wrong.

Director Black Swan 2010 Movie:

Darren Aronofsky

Writers Black Swan 2010 Movie:

Mark Heyman (screenplay), Andres Heinz (screenplay) (as Andrés Heinz) | 2 more credits »

Stars Black Swan 2010 Movie:

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel | See full cast & crew »

 

SOURCES:

  • https://www.rogerebert.com/cast-and-crew/barbara-hershey
  • https://www.rogerebert.com/cast-and-crew/natalie-portman
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darren_Aronofsky
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Heyman
  • https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0374560/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mila_Kunis
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natalie_Portman
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Cassel

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