Black swan is danse macabre personified, a grueling, tragic, obsessive and gripping film about a ballerina's quest for perfection at the expense of personality and sanity. A dancer's body has been described as an instrument of beauty, sculpture in motion, heaven's architecture martha graham said dance is the body’s song. As masterfully-crafted as black swan is, it's still very much natalie portman's performance as a ballerina pushed to the very edges of sanity that makes the film absolutely unforgettable.
Final paper for visual communication film analysis: black swan by darren aronofsky submitted by: danielle marquez, ii ab communication com 171 section a submitted to: ms isabel kenny table of contents i synopsis ii the main characters iii analyzed scene iv conclusion film details release date. The film then chronicles nina's twisted journey into and battle with hedonism and eventually insanity, as she tries to control the black swan within and the black swans around her, such as passionate new dancer lilly and her sleazy director thomas leroy. Read the empire review of black swan find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination.
A psychological thriller set in the world of new york city ballet, black swan stars natalie portman as nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of competitive intrigue with a new. Portman's ballerina is a rising ingenue given the role of the white and black swan in swan lakebut her director, vincent cassel (mesrine: killer instinct), is open about his doubts that she can pull it off she is technically adept enough to pull off the role of the perfect white swan, yet lacks the passion which characterizes the darker black swan. Black swan is an extremely unpleasant movie, packed with some of the most bizarrely unhinged, over-the-top and immoral behavior to be seen on the big screen in ages, including graphic sexual content and extreme violence.
Ian gilchrist from heyuguys reviews the movie black swan starring natalie portman and mila kunis black swan is directed by darren aronofsky. In the psychological thriller black swan, natalie portman and darren aronofsky offer a beautifully disturbed film that is among the year's best. Evaluating any movie is a matter of personal taste filmmakers who deal in the extreme naturally provoke extreme reactions that's my way of saying that i couldn't stand black swan in fact, i. Title: black swan directed by: darren aronofsky starring: natalie portman, mila kunis, vincent cassel, barbara hershey, winona ryder, benjamin millepied as is said in the film, ballet isn't for.
A review of black swan from its premiere at the venice film festival in september: natalie portman, apparent soon-to-be oscar winner, the washington post headline blared, with only a hint of. Plugged in helps college student stand-up for his belief thanks for the great job you do in posting movie and television reviews online i'm a college freshman and i recently had a confrontational disagreement with my english professor regarding an r-rated film. Kirk honeycutt of the hollywood reporter gave the film a mixed review he wrote, [black swan] is an instant guilty pleasure, a gorgeously shot, visually complex film. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for black swan i think that darren aronofsky finally made a real masterpiece of film black swan is a must see movie.
This is a film review of black swan starring natalie portman, mila kunis, vincent cassel. The sheltered ballerina natalie portman plays in darren aronofsky's black swan dreams of dancing the part of odette in swan lake but even in her dreams, she's shadowed. Early in black swan, artistic director thomas leroy concludes his personal synopsis of swan lake with the declaration that only in death does its troubled heroine find freedom.