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Slipping Into The Black Swan

Black Swan directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Winona Ryder and Mila Kunis is finally released in the UK tomorrow. It picked up a Golden Globe last Sunday – Best Actress in a Leading Role for Natalie Portman, and it is tipped for more success at next months Oscars. Black Swan is a psychological examination of Nina, a dancer at a prestigious New York City ballet school, who becomes immersed in a twisted rivalry with another dancer. Their convoluted friendship leads her into the dangerous darkness of her psyche, a ruthless place which could possibly mean the end for her. The film is beautifully shot, really conveying the oblivion Nina finds herself slipping into. On Monday cinematographer of Black Swan Matthew Libatique was nominated for a BAFTA award. Here are just a few reasons why:

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5 responses to “Slipping Into The Black Swan

  1. really looking forward to seeing this!

  2. its not a ballet film! its a psychology profile of a person pushed to the edge and ballet is just the backdrop!

  3. definitely going to watch this!

  4. i dont get the big deal about this. i really dont

  5. why is it called a masterpiece?

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