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The Prestige
A rivalry that turned deadly.
Based On: The Prestige by Christopher Priest
Directed By: Christopher Nolan
Released: October 20, 2006
Runtime: 130 minutes
Country: United States
Language: English

The Prestige is a 2006 film based on the novel of the same name.


In the end of the Nineteenth Century, in London, Robert Angier, his beloved wife Julia McCullough and Alfred Borden are friends and assistants of a magician. When Julia accidentally dies during a performance, Robert blames Alfred for her death and they become enemies. Both become famous and rival magicians, sabotaging the performance of the other on the stage. When Alfred performs a successful trick, Robert becomes obsessed trying to disclose the secret of his competitor with tragic consequences.[1]