The Prestige
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Published
Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2007].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)DVD PREChecked OutDecember 15, 2021

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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0788868853, 9780788868856
UPC
786936705157, 00786936705157

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel by Christopher Priest.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
General Note
Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley.
Participants/Performers
Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie, Roger Rees, Edward Hibbert, Ricky Jay.
Description
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This DVD is copy protected.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards
SFX Award for Best Film Director, 2007.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Thomas, E. (. p. p., Ryder, A., Nolan, C., Nolan, J., Julyan, D., Jackman, H., Bale, C., Caine, M., Johansson, S., Hall, R., Serkis, A., Perabo, P., Bowie, D., Rees, R., Hibbert, E., Jay, R., Pfister, W., Smith, L., Bergin, J., Crowley, N., & Priest, C. (2007). The Prestige . Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Emma (Motion picture producer) Thomas et al.. 2007. The Prestige. Burbank, CA: Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Emma (Motion picture producer) Thomas et al.. The Prestige Burbank, CA: Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Thomas, Emma (Motion picture producer), et al. The Prestige Touchstone Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2007.

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