Black Swan: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Black Swan: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

Black Swan. Aronofsky is like nobody else. Uncomfortable and horrific, but so unforgettable.

Black Swan. Aronofsky is like nobody else. Uncomfortable and horrific, but so unforgettable.

Black Swan (2010) - top: smokey eyes, softly contoured matte face, natural lips. bottom: dramatic heavy dark eye makeup with a clean face.

Black Swan (2010) - top: smokey eyes, softly contoured matte face, natural lips. bottom: dramatic heavy dark eye makeup with a clean face.

A still from the sequence I have analysed. Shows the duality of the role and breaking of mirror shows how Nina's self perceptions have been distorted.

A still from the sequence I have analysed. Shows the duality of the role and breaking of mirror shows how Nina's self perceptions have been distorted.

Nina, Black Swan (2010) You might think this is all about ballet, amazingly not, for me this was something very different, an amazing film...

Nina, Black Swan (2010) You might think this is all about ballet, amazingly not, for me this was something very different, an amazing film...

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