1936, Warner Bros., 109 min, Dir: George Cukor

Lovely Parisian courtesan Marguerite (the smoldering, sensuous Greta Garbo) must choose between the prickly Baron de Varville, who's elevated her from a life of poverty to luxury, and handsome Armand (Robert Taylor), even as her health begins to deteriorate due to tuberculosis. Garbo received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her devastating performance.

1998, Lionsgate, 84 min, Dir: Darren Aronofsky

In director Darren Aronofsky's trippy, edgy first feature which earned him a directing award at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, an isolated and paranoid numbers theorist (Sean Gullette) accidentally discovers, loses, and then frantically tries to re-find a 216-digit number that can unlock the secret of universal patterns.

2010, Fox Searchlight, 108 min, Dir: Darren Aronofsky

Natalie Portman stuns in her Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award®-nominated performance as Nina Sayers, a timid yet talented ballerina who lands the dual role of White and Black Swan in her company's production of Swan Lake. As Nina struggles with the sexual confidence needed to master the demanding role, a number of foreboding elements eclipse her world: a ferociously manipulative Mommy Dearest (Barbara Hershey), a lecherous ballet director (Vincent Cassell), a free-spirited yet malevolent rival dancer (Mila Kunis), and a set of horrific, otherworldly bodily changes. With a terrific score by Clint Mansell, riffing with delightful menace on Tchaikovsky 's original music from Swan Lake.

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