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

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


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 P33 2007    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC.
Language English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Cast Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie.
Credits Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Note Based on the novel by Christopher Priest.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy protected.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
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.
Note Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan" - contains five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery.
Subject Magicians -- England -- London -- Drama.
Deception -- England -- London -- Drama.
Fraud -- England -- London -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Magicians -- England -- London -- Drama.
Deception -- England -- London -- Drama.
Fraud -- England -- London -- Drama.
Man-woman relationship -- England -- London -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thriller -- Feature.
Science fiction -- Feature.
Feature films.
Suspense films.
Science fiction films.
Added Author Thomas, Emma, 1971-
Ryder, Aaron. Producer.
Nolan, Christopher, 1970- Producer. Screenwriter. Director.
Nolan, Jonathan, 1976-
Jackman, Hugh, 1968-
Bale, Christian, 1974- Actor.
Caine, Michael.
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984- Actor.
Hall, Rebecca, 1982- Actor.
Serkis, Andy.
Perabo, Piper.
Bowie, David.
Priest, Christopher, 1943- Prestige. Bibliographic antecedent.
Touchstone Pictures.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Newmarket Films.
Syncopy (Firm)
Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788868853
Standard No. 786936705157
Music No. 50651 Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Standard No. AU@ 000041626014
AU@ 000041967576
AU@ 000041487082
NZ1 11317569

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