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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Weekly Movie Recommendations : 10th May 2008 - 16th May 2008

The Illusionist (2006)

Genre - Drama, Mystery, Romance

Cast - Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti

Whats It About - A magician in turn-of-the-last-century Vienna falls in love with a woman well above his social standing. When she becomes engaged to the crown prince, the magician uses his powers to free her and undermine the stability of the royal house of Vienna.

Why To Watch It - The Illusionist is an engrossing, well-crafted story of mystery, magic and intrigue that is certain to enchant, if not hypnotize, audiences.

Edward Norton delivers yet another fantastic performance. He has proven time and again by his playing all his characters so effortlessly that he is one hell of a good actor.

The cinematography is what you can call it extreme brilliance. Its simply beautiful.

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