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Illusionest, The (2006)  link to Illusionest, The on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 1486

poster Illusionest, The

IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (338199 votes)

Country: USA, 110 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Director(s): Neil Burger

Storyline:
In late nineteenth century Vienna, renowned illusionist Eisenheim is reunited with the Duchess von Teschen when she is volunteered from the audience to participate in an illusion during one of his performances. Despite having not seen each other in fifteen years when they were teenagers, they almost immediately recognize each other as Eduard Abramovich and Sophie von Teschen, they who had a doomed romance at that time due to their class differences. The Duchess is soon to be wed to the Crown Prince Leopold in what would be for him a marriage solely in pursuit of power: overthrowing his father, the Emperor Leopold, as well as overtaking the Hungarian side of the empire. The Crown Prince is known to use violence against women if it suits his needs or purposes. As such, the Duchess, who realizes that she still loves Eisenheim and he her, can never leave the Crown Prince without it jeopardizing her life. After Eisenheim humiliates the Crown Prince at a private show which results in an ...

Cast:

photo Edward Norton Edward Norton Eisenheim
photo Paul Giamatti Paul Giamatti Inspector Uhl
photo Jessica Biel Jessica Biel Sophie
photo Rufus Sewell Rufus Sewell Crown Prince Leopold
photo Eddie Marsan Eddie Marsan Josef Fischer

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\T\The Illusionest (2006).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1