The prestige

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Touchstone Home Entertainment :
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Language:
English
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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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auth_author2 Bale, Christian, 1974-, Bergin, Joan,, Bowie, David,, Caine, Michael,, Crowley, Nathan,, 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-, Thomas, Emma (Motion picture producer),
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display_description 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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subject_facet Deception, 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_display The prestige
title_full The 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_short The prestige
topic_facet Deception, Fraud, Magia, Magicians, Man-woman relationships, Relaciones humanas, Tesla, Nikola
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