The Illusionist

The Illusionist (2006)

Genres - Drama, Fantasy, Mystery-Suspense, Romance, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Aug 18, 2006  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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The Illusionist is a 2006 American romantic mystery film written and directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel. It is based loosely on Steven Millhauser's short story, "Eisenheim the Illusionist". The film tells the story of Eisenheim, a magician in fin de siècle Vienna, who reunites with his childhood love, a woman far above his social standing. The film also depicts a fictionalized version of the Mayerling Incident.

The film premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and opened the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival; it was distributed in limited release to theaters on August 18, 2006, and expanded nationwide on September 1. The film was a commercial and critical success.

Movie Info

Budget

$16,500,000

Box Office

$87,892,388

Tags

Childhood Sweetheart, Crown Prince, Dark, Duchess, Film Based On Literature, Independent, Love, Magic, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Mysticism, Myths/Legends/Magic, Revenge, Vienna Austria

Attributes

Filming Location: Czech Republic, Dobříš Castle, Konopiště, Prague, Tábor
Narrative Location: Vienna

Alternate Titles

A mágus
HU
Amman ha'ashla'yot
IL
Ảo thuật gia
VN
El ilusionista
AR, MX, VE
El Ilusionista
ES
Iliuzionistas
LT
Illusionisten
DK, FI, SE
Illusioonide meister
EE
Illusjonisten
NO
Iluzionist
HR, SI
Iluzionista
CZ, RS, SK
Iluzionistul
RO
Iluzjonista
PL
L'illusionniste
CA
L'Illusionniste
FR
L'il·lusionista
ES
O Ilusionista
BR, PT
O magos Eisenheim
GR
Sihirbaz
TR
Silmänkääntäjä
FI
The Illusionist
AU, CA, EG, FR, HK, IN, KR, NL, PH, SG, ZA, TH, AE, GB, US
The Illusionist - L'illusionista
IT
The Illusionist - Nichts ist wie es scheint
DE
Ο μάγος Αϊζενχάιμ
GR
Ілюзіоніст
UA
Иллюзионист
RU
Илузиониста
RS
Илюзионистът
BG
幻影師アイゼンハイム
JP
魔幻至尊
TW
魔术师
CN