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The Prestige (2006)

Episode #41

Buena Vista Pictures released The Prestige to theaters on October 20, 2006. Christopher Nolan directed the film starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, and Scarlett Johansson.

‘The Prestige’ Plot Synopsis

The Prestige begins at the end of the nineteenth century in London. Robert Angier, his beloved wife, Julia McCullough; and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death. From that moment forward, the two are mortal enemies. In time, both become famous magicians themselves. As their rivalry increases, so does their sabotaging performances of the other. However, when Alfred becomes famous for once specific trick, Robert’s obsession kicks into overdrive to one up the man. In the end, their rivalry leads to tragic consequences for both men.

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Buena Vista Pictures released The Prestige to theaters on October 20, 2006. Christopher Nolan directed the film starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, and Scarlett Johansson.

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