Cover image for The Prestige [videorecording (DVD)]
The Prestige [videorecording (DVD)]
The Prestige [videorecording (DVD)]
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note (Repeatable):
Based on the novel by Christopher Priest. Originally released as a motion picture in 2006. Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery.
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla.
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System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
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