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The Illusionist


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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Director: Sylvain Chomet

Magic tricks can't compete with rock 'n' roll in the 1950s, so a French illusionist finds himself touring Scotland's shabby pubs and run-down restaurants. But things brighten for him when he meets Alice, a girl who believes his powers are real. Together they travel to Edinburgh for a performance, but he doesn't have the heart to reveal that his feats are merely tricks, and risks financial ruin by giving her gifts supplied by his ''magic.''

Cast :

  • Jean-Claude Donda
  • The Illusionist/French Cinema Manager
  • Eilidh Rankin
  • Alice
  • Duncan MacNeil
  • Raymond Mearns
  • James T. Muir
  • Tom Urie
  • Paul Bandey
Producers :
Sally Chomet , Bob Last
Writers :
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