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Author: Emma ThomasAaron RyderChristopher NolanJonathan NolanDavid JulyanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thriller
Science fiction
Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Suspense films
Teatro
Named Person: Nikola Tesla; Nikola Tesla
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Thomas; Aaron Ryder; Christopher Nolan; Jonathan Nolan; David Julyan; Hugh Jackman; Christian Bale; Michael Caine; Scarlett Johansson; Rebecca Hall; Andy Serkis; Piper Perabo; David Bowie; Roger Rees; Edward Hibbert; Ricky Jay; Wally Pfister; Lee Smith; Joan Bergin; Nathan Crowley; Christopher Priest; Touchstone Pictures.; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Newmarket Films.; Syncopy (Firm); Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788868853 9780788868856
OCLC Number: 76706471
Language Note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based on the novel by Christopher Priest.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie, Roger Rees, Edward Hibbert, Ricky Jay.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC.
Other Titles: Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present
Responsibility: [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.

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In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla.

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