Movie Review

Separated by destiny, as it was forbidden for some of his class to love a girl of a higher class, he does not give up.Instead, he becomes a magician, and with his skills polished, he comes back to keep his promise. But, that is just the beginning of a tale that grabs hold of you and leaves you wondering what was real, and what wasn’t!

Movie: The Illusionist

Genre: Drama, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Rated: PG-13 – for some sexuality and violence

Running Time: 1 hr. 49 min.

Release Date: Aug 18, 2006

Plot: a common boy once makes a promise to a girl far above his social status.
Separated by destiny, as it was forbidden for some of his class to love a girl of a higher class, he does not give up.

Instead, he becomes a magician, and with his skills polished, he comes back to keep his promise.

But, that is just the beginning of a tale that grabs hold of you and leaves you wondering what was real, and what wasn’t!

Verdict: The Illusionist is an enchanting, well-scripted story of mystery, magic and intrigue that is gets hold of you, and even after the movie, still manages to make you wonder at the sheer brilliance of it all.

Cast: Edward Norton (Eisenheim), Paul Giamatti (Chief Inspector), Jessica Biel (Duchess Sophie),Rufus Sewell (Crown Prince Leopold), Eddie Marsan (Josef Fischer)

Written By: Neil Burger, Brian Koppelman, David Levien

Directed By: Neil Burger
Distributor:Yari Film Group

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