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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Robert Webb
David Mitchell
Jessica Stevenson
Darren Boyd
Directors
Andrew O'Connor
Screenwriters
Jesse Armstrong
Sam Bain
Running Time
90 minutes

Magicians
The Peep Show pair do the Prestige thing.


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Plot
Harry (Mitchell) and Karl (Webb) are a successful magic act, until Harry accidentally lops off the head of his wife and stage assistant after he discovers she’s having an affair with Karl. But the pair have to reunite in order to win a magic competition.


Verdict
The bumbling charms of the stars just about pull this through, but there’ll be few calls for an encore come the final curtain.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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