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The Prestige (17-Oct-2006)

Director: Christopher Nolan

Writers: Christopher Nolan; Jonathan Nolan

From novel by: Christopher Priest

Keywords: Thriller

Two rival magicians square off against each other in a fight predicated on their attempts to pull off a career-making trick.

ABSTRACT
Robert Angier, nineteenth-century London husband of attractive young woman Julia McCullough and friend of magician's assistant Alfred Borden, becomes his once-close pal's sworn enemy following his wife's death at a performance. Years later, the pair -- both wildly successful magicians, still full of resentment towards one another -- take to sabotaging each other's stage performances, a habit leading to tragedy when the two engage in a heavy-handed war over pulling off the "ultimate" illusion.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christian Bale
Actor
30-Jan-1974   The Dark Knight
David Bowie
Singer/Songwriter
8-Jan-1947   Ziggy Stardust
Michael Caine
Actor
14-Mar-1933   Get Carter
Daniel Davis
Actor
26-Nov-1945   Niles the Butler on The Nanny
Rebecca Hall
Actor
3-May-1982   Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Edward Hibbert
Actor
9-Sep-1955   Gil Chesterton on Frasier
Hugh Jackman
Actor
12-Oct-1968   X-Men
Ricky Jay
Magician
1948   Jay's Journal of Anomalies
Scarlett Johansson
Actor
22-Nov-1984   Ghost World, Lost in Translation
Piper Perabo
Actor
31-Oct-1976   Slap Her... She's French
Jim Piddock
Actor
8-Apr-1956   A Mighty Wind
Roger Rees
Actor
5-May-1944   Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Andy Serkis
Actor
20-Apr-1964   Gollum in LOTR trilogy

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