November 30, 2010 07:14:01 GMT
Portman's ballerina character named Nina is seen performing ballet on stage and enjoying the music in a nightclub in separate clips.
To promote "Black Swan" which will have its limited release in the U.S. on December 3, some new clips are released by Fox Searchlight Pictures. One is coming out via Yahoo! Movies and gives preview to Natalie Portman's Nina's performance as a ballerina on stage.
Another clip is debuted exclusively via Rolling Stone and sees her partying in a wild nightclub with Mila Kunis' Lily. New York Magazine also has got its hand on a clip from the film, showing a heated argument between Nina and Winona Ryder's Beth MacIntyre, an over-the-hill prima ballerina.
More sneak peeks to the film are additionally provided in form of featurettes. Featuring some fresh scenes, one featurette is used to highlight Portman's character and the actress herself whereas the other one explains the production design.
"Black Swan" is a story about Nina, a veteran ballerina living with her retired ballerina mother, who zealously supports her daughter's professional ambition, and finding herself locked in a competitive situation with a rival dancer, Lily. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side with a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey and Sebastian Stan also join the cast of this R-rated supernatural thriller. Directed by Darren Aronofsky, the film has been mentioned as a favorite for Oscar nod.
Black Swan clip from Yahoo! Movies:
'Black Swan' clip from Rolling Stone:
Black Swan clip from New York Magazine
'Black Swan' featurette 'Natalie Portman':
'Black Swan' featurette 'Production Design':