About

A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.

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Directed by

Darren Aronofsky

Written by

Mark Heyman (Screenplay)
Andres Heinz (Screenplay)
John J. McLaughlin (Screenplay)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

In the era of personal branding, the scariest possibility is that someone might be better at being you than you are.

Cast

Keywords

new york city sex ballet madness mental illness psychological horror competition paranoia insanity dancer heartbreak obsession ballerina dancing swan lake

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Lists

#150 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

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Awards

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Natalie Portman

Oscar nomination for Best Motion Picture of the Year Brian Oliver Mike Medavoy

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Directing Darren Aronofsky

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography Matthew Libatique