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FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Christian Bale
Hugh Jackman
David Bowie
Scarlett Johansson
Michael Caine
Andy Serkis
Directors
Christopher Nolan
Screenwriters
Jonathan Nolan
Christopher Nolan
Running Time
125 minutes

The Prestige
Feud between good-looking magicians in Victorian England


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The Prestige

Plot
Celebrated Victorian stage magician Alfred Borden (Bale) stands accused of the murder of professional rival Rupert Angier (Jackman). The Prestige traces the course of their bitter feud, as their respective acts of sabotage become ever more deadly.


Verdict
Odd, but brilliantly so. It's a small film that feels big, a period drama that looks modern, defying comparison to anything but Nolan himself.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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