- Date of Birth: 12 February, 1969
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York , U.S.
- Biography: Darren Aronofsky (born February 12, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is the third American filmmaker to win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN Reviews: Natalie Portman Gets Oscar Buzz, Horror Element Panned
altfg.com – 2010-09-06
"Swan" is an instant guilty pleasure, a gorgeously shot, visually complex film whose badness is what's so good about it. You might howl at the sheer audacity of mixing mental illness with the body-fatiguing, mind-numbing rigors of ballet, but its... ... Full Article
A stunning, 5 ft 2 inch Natalie Portman attended the debut showing of the film where she took on the edgy role of a ruthless ballerina desperate to land the lead in Swan Lake . ... Full Article
Telluride: Natalie Portman triumphs in Darren Aronofsky's riveting 'Black Swan'
hitfix.com – 2010-09-05
Credit: Fox Searchlight "Swan" centers on Nina (Portman), a core dancer of what appears to be the New York City Ballet (it's never stated but she walks to Lincoln Center every day so assume away) who is hoping for a... ... Full Article
The day after opening the Venice Film Festival, Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky says getting the movie made was not easy: "Everyone passed on it. ... Full Article
Critics Predict Natalie Portman Will Win Oscar For Venice Opener 'Black Swan'
deadline.com – 2010-09-02
The fest audience gave Darren Aronofsky's latest a standing ovation as credits rolled. London newspaper critics are giving the psychosexual ballet thriller rave reviews. "Portman is astounding," says the Times of London. ... Full Article
A scene from Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan." To be fair, a little of this is unavoidable: the entire festival zone, situated in the bland suburban precincts of the Lido, is currently under renovation, with a large new building, somewhat like... ... Full Article