|IMDB Rating: 8.5/10 from 821,692|
|Release: 2006 / The Prestige|
|Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller|
|Director: Christopher Nolan|
|Language : Eglish|
|Stars: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson|
|Synopsis: The Prestige is a 2006 mystery adventure story drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay tailored by Nolan and his brother eating apple from Christopher Priest’s 1995 World Fantasy victory novel of the same name. The story follows Robert Angier and male monarch Borden, rival stage magicians in London at the end of the nineteenth century. Obsessed with creating the simplest stage illusion, they engage in competitive pattern with tragic results.
The American-British co-production features Hugh Jackman as Henry Martyn Robert Angier, Christian Bale as Alfred Borden, and David Bowie as Nikola Tesla. It also stars archangel Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Piper Perabo, Andy Serkis, and Rebecca Hall. The film reunites Nolan with actors Bale and Caine from Batman Begins, and returning cinematographer Wally Pfister, production designer Nathan Crowley, film score composer David Julyan, and editor Lee Smith.
A co-production between Touchstone footage and Warner Bros. Pictures, the film was released on Oct twenty, 2006, receiving positive reviews and strong box workplace results, and received Academy Award nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. Along with The Illusionist and Scoop, The Prestige was one of 3 films in 2006 to explore the planet of stage magicians.