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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) Won Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Won Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2010) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

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