Monster Quiz ‘Black Swan’ edition: Fakers or the real deal?
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The recent brouhaha surrounding the percentage of ‘Black Swan’ dancing done by Natalie Portman and her body double Sarah Lane (estimates vary from 5% to 90% Natalie and Culture Monster readers can’t agree) got us thinking about other cinematic swaps.
‘Black Swan’ is certainly not the first film to use another person to enhance an actor’s performance when a specialist skill like singing, playing an instrument or dancing is involved. Some films make no effort to cover up the switch. Others go to great lengths to make the performance convincing.
For this week’s Monster Quiz, we’re looking at 10 films that have used a body or voice double.
Or have they
Can you tell who is a faker and who is the real deal?