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Natalie Portman was 'completely surprised' by how 'Black Swan' turned out

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Natalie Portman, who won the Best for her performance in Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan", has said she was surprised by final look of the

The 37-year-old told that she thought she was shooting for a "documentary style" feature when she acted in the and never imagined that it would be an "over the top thriller".

"When I saw the final cut I was completely surprised by what the movie was like. I thought we were shooting something like almost documentary style, and then I watched it and it was an over the top thriller," said.

"It was an amazing wake-up call that is a director's medium and as an you have no idea what's going on and you're being led and shaped," she added.

Despite the surprise, has fond memories of working on the film and revealed that Aronofsky was "genuinely interested" in her input during the making.

"It was an incredible experience for so many reasons. I had always loved dance so much. It is the art I am most moved by, that expresses things that can't be expressed by other media. It took 10 years for it to come together.

"Darren was a great collaborator. Darren was genuinely interested in my point of view and my input. It felt like a partnership," she said.

is currently awaiting the release of "Vox Lux", which had its world premiere at last month.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 15:15 IST