'Black Swan' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 02:30 PM PST by

The electrifying Oscar-nominated thriller will gracefully dance onto Blu-ray at the end of March.

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox has revealed 'Black Swan' will be released on Blu-ray on March 29.

Starring Natalie Portman in her Academy Award® winning role, 'Black Swan' is a seductive yet haunting film that will leave you breathless. Directed by innovator Darren Aronofsky ('The Wrestler'), this Best Picture nominated film boasts a wealth of talent including Portman ('Closer'), in the performance of her career, as well as Mila Kunis ('Date Night'), Winona Ryder ('Girl, Interrupted') and Vincent Cassel ('Ocean’s Twelve'). In the film that Daily Variety hailed as "...wicked, sexy and ultimately devastating... fascinating," Natalie Portman’s mesmerizing transformation into the Black Swan leaves you breathless – and wanting to see it again.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and the only supplement shared with the standard-definition release is Metamorphosis: A Three-Part Series - A behind the scenes look at the filmmaking process from Darren Aronofsky’s visionary directing, to the physically-demanding acting, to the stunning special effects.

Blu-ray exclusives include Behind the Curtain - An inside look at the film’s costume and production design; Ten Years in the Making - Natalie Portman and Darren Aronofsky discuss their creative journey, from “preparing for the role” to “dancing with the camera;” and Cast Profiles: Roles of a Lifetime - Presented by Fox Movie Channel, the stars reflect on the their challenging and rewarding characters.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Black Swan' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 29.

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Black Swan (Blu-ray)
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