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The illusionist

Author: Michael LondonBrian KoppelmanDavid LevienBob YariCathy SchulmanAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen editionView all editions and formats
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The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Romance films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael London; Brian Koppelman; David Levien; Bob Yari; Cathy Schulman; Neil Burger; Edward Norton; Paul Giamatti; Jessica Biel; Rufus Sewell; Eddie Marsan; Philip Glass; Ngila Dickson; Naomi Geraghty; Ondrej Nekvasil; Dick Pope, B.S.C.; Steven Millhauser; Yari Film Group Releasing,; Bob Yari Productions,; Koppelman/Levien Production,; Michael London Productions (Firm),; Contagious Entertainment (Firm),; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 142894129
Language Note: In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the short story "Eisenheim, the illusionist" by Steven Millhauser.
Special features include: audio commentary by writer/director Neil Burger ; The making-of 'The illusionist' featurette (ca 4 min.) ; Jessica Biel on 'The illusionist' featurette (ca 2 min.) ; trailer.
Credits: Music by Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; edited by Naomi Geraghty ; production designer, Ondrej Nekvasil ; director of photography, Dick Pope.
Cast: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: PG-13, for some sexuality and violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Illusionist (Motion picture : 2006)
Responsibility: Yari Film Group Releasing and Bob Yari Productions present ; a Koppelman-Levien/Michael London production ; in association with Contagious Entertainment ; produced by Michael London, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Bob Yari & Cathy Schulman ; screenplay by Neil Burger ; directed by Neil Burger.

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The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet.

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