New Meetup: Black Swan @ AMC Loews Metreon

From: Stefan
Sent on: Tuesday, November 30, 2010 7:11 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for Bay Area Film Society!

What: Black Swan @ AMC Loews Metreon

When: Friday, December 3,[masked]:00 PM

Where: AMC Loews Metreon
101 Fourth St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415)[masked]

Black Swan
Black Swan stunned audiences at the Venice film festival (where it was selected as opening movie) and the Toronto film festival, and Natalie Portman's performance is reportedly nothing less than stellar.

Starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Vincent Cassel and directed by Darren Aronofsky.

Event Plan
Showtime is 7.40pm. Make sure to buy your ticket upfront online, this show might well sell out!! Tickets are available on Fandango. We meet for dinner starting 6pm in the Metreon food court downstairs. Look for the meetup sign and we should be easy to spot. Non-diners, meet us at the box office between 7 and 7.15.




Synopsis:
Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.

Check out the reviews on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0947798/ and RottenTomatoes

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