The Prestige

The Prestige
  • 2006
  • US / UK
  • 2h 10min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Christopher Nolan
  • Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Piper Perabo, Andy Serkis, Rebecca Hall
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The 'Memento' director adapts Christopher Priest's novel of rival stage magicians in turn-of-the-last-century London. The non-linear chronology interweaves the three stories of Rupert Angier (Jackman) and Alfred Borden's (Bale) magic tuition, Angier's journey to meet a mad scientist (Bowie), and Borden awaiting the gallows for his rival's murder. With gloomy style and dazzling substance, Nolan pulls off his trick.

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The Prestige

26 Oct 20064 stars

Given that Christopher Nolan displayed masterful slight-of-hand with the backwards-unspooling amnesia thriller Memento, he’s the perfect man to adapt Christopher Priest’s novel about a diabolical personal vendetta played out between rival stage…

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