A journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect.
- Year: 2010
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
- Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures, Protozoa Pictures, Phoenix Pictures
- Keyword: new york city, dancing, dancer, nightmare, competition, obsession, insanity, paranoia, hallucination, ballet dancer, ballet, female protagonist, psychological thriller, fear, heartbreak, mental illness, madness, reality vs fantasy, swan lake, ballerina, stage performance, self-harm, mother daughter relationship, self destructiveness, theater, pointe shoes
- Director: Darren Aronofsky
- Cast: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder, Benjamin Millepied