On January 9 The Illusionist is sure to cast a spell when it comes to DVD! We are so excited about this release we are giving away copies of it!
- The Illusionist DVD
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Oscar®-nominees Paul Giamatti and Edward Norton lead an all-star cast in this "stunning" film (USA Today) that conjures an exhilarating blend of suspense, romance and mind-bending twists. The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim (Norton) has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold (Rufus Sewell). But when Leopold's new fiancée (Biel) rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession...and suddenly the city's Chief Inspector (Giamatti) finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for his most impressive illusion yet in this "mesmerizing" (Entertainment Weekly) and "beautifully acted" ("Good Morning America") film that "teases you until the very end" (The New York Times)!
Unravel the mystery of the year's most hypnotic film when The Illusionist debuts on DVD January 9, 2007 from Fox Home Entertainment. From the producers of Crash and Sideways comes "a tantalizing, elegant fable of art, love and politics" (Rolling Stone). Beloved by audiences and acclaimed by film critics, The Illusionist cast a spell at the box office, remaining in the top 10 for several weeks due to incredible word-of-mouth from fans.
Featuring an all-star cast including Academy Award® nominees Edward Norton (American History X) and Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) along with Rufus Sewell (Tristan & Isolde) and sultry screen siren Jessica Biel (Blade Trinity), The Illusionist is an enthralling and intoxicating blend of mystery, suspense and romance that holds "enough surprises to keep you shocked, awed and applauding with joy" (The New York Observer). Set in the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Vienna, where nothing is as it appears, a master illusionist (Norton) and a police inspector (Giamatti) face off in a challenge of wills to determine where reality ends and magic begins . . . resulting in a breathtaking blend of suspense, romance and ultimately life and death. Available for the suggested retail price of $29.98, The Illusionist DVD features an illuminating audio commentary with director/writer Neil Burger and two intriguing featurettes with on-camera cast interviews and more.
- Audio commentary featuring writer/director Neil Burger
- Two featurettes with on-camera interviews with Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel and Rufus Sewell.
- Run Time: 109 minutes
- Rating: PG-13
- Rating Reason: some sexuality and violence
- CC: Yes