How 'Black Swan' leads prepped for sex scene

Darren Aronofsky tells THR he felt 'guilty' filming sequence

For their graphic sex scene in "Black Swan," Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, who are friends in real life, felt that a couple of drinks would help them through the potentially awkward encounter. A bottle of tequila was procured for the occasion and the scene was shot in half a day, according to director Darren Aronofsky.

Aronfsky told The Hollywood Reporter that the sequence was originally blocked for a day and a half but he cut it short after feeling guilty about what he was putting the actresses through.

Portman is a likely Oscar nominee for her work in the film as a ballerina who may or may not be losing her mind.

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