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Title The illusionist [videorecording] / Bull's Eye Entertainment ; Bob Yari Productions ; Contagious Entertainment ; Michael London Productions ; Stillking Films ; produced by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Michael London, Cathy Schulman, Bob Yari ; screenplay by Neil Burger ; directed by Neil Burger.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    ILL    Available
 GDL Grandview Library DVD    ILL    Available
Edition Widscreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the short story "Eisenheim, the illusionist" by Steven Millhauser.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: commentary by writer/director Neil Burger ; The making-of 'The illusionist' featurette ; Jessica Biel on 'The illusionist' featurette ; trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Dick Pope ; editor, Naomi Geraghty ; music, Philip Glass ; costume designer, Ngila Dickson ; production designer, Ondrej Nekvasil.
Cast Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher.
Summary The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality and violence.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Magicians -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Hallucinations and illusions -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Magic tricks -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Criminal behavior -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Criminal investigation -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Magia -- Austria -- Viena -- Teatro.
Alucinaciones e Ilusiones -- Austria -- Viena -- Teatro.
Vienna (Austria) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Burger, Neil
Norton, Edward.
Giamatti, Paul.
Biel, Jessica, 1982-
Sewell, Rufus, 1967-
Marsan, Eddie
Wood, Jake, 1972-
Fisher, Tom
Pope, Dick, B.S.C.
Geraghty, Naomi
Glass, Philip.
Millhauser, Steven. Eisenheim the illusionist
Bull's Eye Entertainment
Bob Yari Productions.
Contagious Entertainment (Firm)
Michael London Productions (Firm)
Stillking Films (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543402374
Music No. 2240237 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
2242334 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
2242002 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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