The Prestige

In 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 and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.

Year

2006

Movie time

130 min

Directed by

Christopher Nolan

Cast

Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo

8.5/10

IMDB

76%

Rotten Tomatoes

66/100

Metacritic