5). BLACK SWAN (2010)
Losing grip on reality while competing for an important role
A prestigious New York City dance company requires a versatile dancer for their production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake ballet. Nina (Natalie Portman) competes vigorously for the part as the Swan but when the pressure becomes overwhelming, she finds herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
6). REQUIEM FOR A DREAM (2000)
Drug-induced utopias motivate four addicts to feed in to their addictions
This psychological drama follows four people’s desperation to feed their drug addictions. The film portrays the experience of heroin and other drugs effortlessly, plunging you into a dark fantasy. When reality eventually catches up, each character falls into their own imprisonment of delusion, leaving them lifeless and damaged.
7). INCEPTION (2010)
Dream-sharing technology alters reality
Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece intrigues and pushes the boundaries of your mind. You can never be sure what the relationship between dream time and real time is. The film takes you through a process that fights through enveloping sheets of reality and dream, reality within dreams, dreams without reality.
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