Dr. M.-L. von Franz (an associate of Dr. Jung) states,
"But if she realizes who and what her animus is and what he does to her, and if she faces these realities instead of allowing herself to be possessed, her animus can turn into an invaluable inner companion who endows her with the masculine qualities of initiative, courage, objectivity, and spiritual wisdom."
Lilly as Lilith, Leroy as The King. Aronofsky untangling Jung's female archetypes and a call for individuation. Brava Natalie!
For an interesting read more here.