The prestige

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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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Grouping Title prestige
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Grouping Category movie
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auth_author2 Bale, Christian, 1974-
Bowie, David.
Caine, Michael.
Hall, Rebecca, 1982-
Jackman, Hugh.
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984-
Nolan, Christopher, 1970-
Nolan, Jonathan.
Perabo, Piper.
Priest, Christopher, 1943-
Ryder, Aaron.
Serkis, Andy.
Thomas, Emma.
author2-role Bale, Christian,1974-|Actor
Bowie, David.|Actor
Caine, Michael.|Actor
Hall, Rebecca,1982-|Actor
Jackman, Hugh.|Actor
Johansson, Scarlett,1984-|Actor
Newmarket Films.
Nolan, Christopher,1970-|Producer
Nolan, Jonathan.|Screenwriter
Perabo, Piper.|Actor
Priest, Christopher,1943-Prestige.
Ryder, Aaron.|Producer
Serkis, Andy.|Actor
Syncopy (Firm).
Thomas, Emma.|Producer
Touchstone Pictures.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ).
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subject_facet Feature films
Magicians -- England -- London -- Drama
Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
title_display The prestige
title_full The prestige [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production, a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
title_short The prestige
topic_facet Feature films
Magicians
Science fiction films
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
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