Shocks Venice Filmfest

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com September 05 2010 6:00 PM ET

Attendees of the Venice Film Festival were reportedly shocked by the content of the opening film, Black Swan, which features scenes of lesbian sex, drug taking, and self-harm.

The Guardian of London reported that the sex scene between stars Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis elicited an intense response from viewers at the festival, which began earlier this week. The movie, directed by Darren Aronofsky, is about the highly competitive world of ballet.

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