Nina Sayers’s Schizophrenia in Andres Heinz’s Black Swan Movie Script

  • LINUX ARERA RESTIAWAN Universitas Dr. Soetomo
  • CAHYANINGSIH PUJIHAMANANI Universitas Dr. Soetomo
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Abstract

The research focuses on Nina Sayers’s schizophrenia in Black Swan movie script.
The researcher conducts a qualitative research using the Black Swan movie script as source
of data. The finding shows that Nina Sayer’s symptoms of schizophrenia are portrayed by
three symptoms. They are hallucination, delusion, and negative symptoms. The
hallucination that experiences by Nina consists of auditory hallucination, visual
hallucination and tactile hallucination. Besides, the causes of Nina Sayers’s schizophrenia
are use of certain drugs and environment. The environment consists of stress and anxiety
disorder. The effect of Nina Sayers’s schizophrenia is aggressive behavior. Nina’s
aggressive behavior makes Nina dies because of her own delusion. Nina’s aggressive
behavior also makes her mother disappointed. She also feels that she has lost her old Nina.
Keywords: Schizophrenia, movie script

Published
2023-05-29