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Touchstone Home Entertainment :
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Language:
English
Description
Obsession, jealousy, and deceit define the tense relationship shared between two turn-of-the-century magicians in Memento and Batman Begins director Christopher Nolan's dizzying tale of sleight of hand. Rupert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) are London-based magicians of the highest order, both blessed with spectacular powers of deception and both cursed with unrelenting envy for one another's skills. When Alfred performs an awe-inspiring trick for which there seems no logical explanation, the friendly competition shared between the pair turns to deadly rivalry as the enraged Rupert determines to uncover his rival's deepest secrets. In the world of illusion, however, nothing is ever quite as it seems, and the rules of the physical world simply don't apply. Now, as bitter competition quickly begins to consume the souls of both performers, the firestorm birthed by their anger threatens to consume all who surround them. Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, and David Bowie co-star in a feature that finds director/screenwriter Nolan reuniting with brother and Memento story author Jonathan Nolan to adapt author Christopher Priest's original novel. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Bergin, Joan,
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Hall, Rebecca, 1982-
Hibbert, Edward,
Jackman, Hugh,
Jay, Ricky,
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984-
Julyan, David,
Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Nolan, Jonathan,
Perabo, Piper,
Pfister, Wally,
Priest, Christopher, 1943-
Rees, Roger, 1944-2015,
Ryder, Aaron,
Serkis, Andy,
Smith, Lee, 1960-
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Newmarket Films.
Nolan, Christopher,1970-producer,screenwriter,director.
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Priest, Christopher,1943-Prestige.
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Syncopy (Firm)
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Touchstone Pictures.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
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subject_facetDeception
Deception -- England -- London -- Drama
Drama
England -- London
Feature films
Fraud
Fraud -- England -- London -- Drama
London (England) -- Drama
Magia -- Teatro
Magicians
Magicians -- England -- London -- Drama
Man-woman relationships
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama
Relaciones humanas -- England -- London -- Teatro
Relaciones humanas -- Inglaterra -- London -- Teatro
Science fiction -- Feature
Tesla, Nikola, -- 1856-1943
Tesla, Nikola, -- 1856-1943. -- Drama
Thriller -- Feature
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayThe prestige
title_fullThe prestige [videorecording] / [a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan
title_shortThe prestige
topic_facetDeception
Fraud
Magia
Magicians
Man-woman relationships
Relaciones humanas
Tesla, Nikola
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