I just want to be perfect.
Running Time: 108 mins
Retail Price: £24.99
Release Date: 2011
Content Type: Movie
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 Three-Part Series--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.
Behind the Curtain--An inside look at the film’s costume and production design.
Ten Years in the Making--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--Presented by Fox Movie Channel, the stars reflect on their challenging and rewarding characters.
2.40:1 widescreen 1080p
DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround English
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround English Audio Descriptive
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Spanish
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Portuguese
DTS 5.1 Surround German
DTS 5.1 Surround Italian
DTS 5.1 Surround Spanish
John J. McLaughlin
Director of Photography:
Bradley J. Fischer
Twentieth Century Fox