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Black Swan (2010)

Barbara Hershey as "Erica Sayers/The Queen"

Nina (Natalie Portman) is a ballerina whose passion for the dance rules every facet of her life. When the company's artistic director decides to replace his prima ballerina for their opening production of "Swan Lake," Nina is his first choice. She has competition in newcomer Lily (Mila Kunis) however. While Nina is perfect for the role of the White Swan, Lily personifies the Black Swan. As rivalry between the two dancers transforms into a twisted friendship, Nina's dark side begins to emerge.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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