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Title The prestige [videorecording] / [presented by] Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan.

Imprint [Burbank, CA] : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2007.

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 GDL Central Library DVD    PRE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note 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 (five featurettes) ; 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.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialog, optional French or Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Magicians -- Drama
Magia -- Teatro.
Relaciones humanas -- Inglaterra -- London -- Teatro.
London (England) -- Drama
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Nolan, Christopher, 1970- Producer. Screenwriter. Director.
Nolan, Jonathan Screenwriter.
Thomas, Emma Producer.
Ryder, Aaron. Producer.
Jackman, Hugh Actor.
Bale, Christian, 1974- Actor.
Caine, Michael Actor.
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- Actor.
Hall, Rebecca, 1982- Actor.
Serkis, Andy Actor.
Perabo, Piper. Actor.
Bowie, David. Actor.
Priest, Christopher, 1943- Prestige. Bibliographic antecedent.
Touchstone Pictures
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Newmarket Films
Syncopy (Firm)
ISBN 0788868853
9780788868856
Standard No. 786936705157
Music No. 50651 Buena Vista Home Entertainment

 
    
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