awards & nominations

Black Swan (2010)

Natalie Portman as "Nina Sayers/The Swan 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.

Academy Award (2010)WonActress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)WonActress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2010)WonBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)WonOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Closer (2004)

Natalie Portman as "Alice"

Alice (Natalie Portman), an American stripper who has moved to London, meets Dan (Jude Law) on the street. While looking at him, a taxi hits her. After taking her to the hospital, Dan begins dating Alice. A year later, Dan -- who has written a novel about Alice -- is bored. He flirts with photographer Anna (Julia Roberts). Pretending to be her in a chat room, he leads dermatologist Larry (Clive Owen) to an accidental meeting with Anna. As the years pass, both relationships disintegrate.

Academy Award (2004)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2004)WonBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Anywhere but Here (1999)

Natalie Portman as "Ann August"

In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August (Susan Sarandon) is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann (Natalie Portman), is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When Adele decides to pack up and move the two of them from the Midwest to Beverly Hills, Calif., to pursue her dreams of Hollywood success, Ann grows frustrated with her mother's irresponsible and impulsive ways.

Golden Globe (1999)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture