The Prestige (2006)


The Prestige (2006)

Action / Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi / Thriller

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In the end of the nineteenth century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough, and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death, and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.

- Director: Christopher Nolan

- Based on : The Prestige by Christopher Priest

- Screenplay by : Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan.

- Edited by : Lee Smith

- Music by : David Julyan

- Budget: $40 million

- Box office: $109.7 million

- Producers: Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan.

- Cinematography : Wally Pfister

- Production companies: Touchstone Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Newmarket Films, Syncopy.

- Distributed by : Buena Vista Pictures Distribution (North America), Warner Bros. Pictures (International).

- Running time : 130 minutes

- Country : United Kingdom, United State.

- Language : English

- Initial release: October 17, 2006 (El Capitan Theatre), October 20, 2006 (United States), November 10, 2006 (United Kingdom).

Christopher Nolan ( Director )
Wally Pfister ( Cinematography by )
Christopher Priest ( "The Prestige" Novel Writer )


Hugh Jackman as Robert Angier
Christian Bale as Alfred Borden
Michael Caine as Cutter
Piper Perabo as Julia McCullough
Rebecca Hall as Sarah
Scarlett Johansson as Olivia Wenscombe
Samantha Mahurin as Jess
David Bowie as Tesla
Andy Serkis as Alley
Daniel Davis as Judge


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