With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.
Director: Neil Burger
Writer: Neil Burger
The Illusionist is an engrossing, well-crafted story of mystery, magic and intrigue that is certain to enchant, if not hypnotize, audiences.
Tagline: Nothing Is What It Seems.
Motion Picture Rating: PG-13
Genres: drama, mystery, romance, thriller
Keywords: magic, supernatural powers, princess, love, rivalry, vienna austria, crown prince, duchess, childhood sweetheart, vienna
Editor: Naomi Geraghty
Director of photography: Dick Pope
Original music composer: Philip Glass
Costume design: Ngila Dickson
Executive producer: Tom Nunan
Associate producer: Luca Marco Paracels
Production design: Ondrej Nekvasil
Runtime: 110 min
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1