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New York movies: Black Swan (2010)
New York movies: Black Swan (2010)

Black Swan (2010), directed by Darren Aronofsky, and starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Black Swan, directed by Darren Aronofsky, and starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis; No. 70 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

By Stephen Garrett
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Technically dazzling but emotionally brittle NYC dancer Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) becomes Swan Lake’s prima ballerina, but repressed passions sabotage her sanity—until they become a font of inspiration. Darren Aronofsky turns Lincoln Center’s rarefied campus into a Grand Guignol of power, lust and ambition, all in the name of artistic perfection.—Stephen Garrett

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