The Prestige


Set in the Victorian era in the USA, this is a tale of a battle for supremacy between two stage magicians. One blames the other for his wife's death, and sets about destroying his opponent's career. This leads to tit-for-tat retributions which escalate out of control, leading to a trial for murder.

128 minutes.
No persons under 13.
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller.
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Credits

Cast
Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo, Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, Samantha Mahurin, David Bowie
Director
Christopher Nolan
ScreenplayJonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, from the novel by Christopher Priest
MusicDavid Julyan
CinematographyWally Pfister
EditingLee Smith
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2006
Produced byNewmarket Productions, Syncopy, Touchstone Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreSuspense / thriller
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceStrong, faily frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Adjusted Childcare Action Project (CAP) Report (USA)

CategoryScore (-50 to 50)
Wanton Violence / Crime
-29
Impudence / Hate
34
Sexual Immorality
34
Drugs / Alcohol
-50
Offence to God
28
Murder / Suicide
26
Final score
7

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
2
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Jacques Liebenberg
15
Cape Times
Kenneth Turan
15
iAfrica.com
Melanie Daly
18
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
16
The Citizen
Peter Feldman
14
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
BBC
Jamie Russell
15
Box Office
Shlomo Schwartzberg
8
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13
ScreenIt
12

What the People say

Internet
24813 Netizens
16

Average .. 70%

14




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