PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
When Sophie comes up on the stage during Eisenheim's show, she lifts the hem of her dress with one hand as she walks up the stairs. In the time this movie was set, a woman who lifted the hem of her dress with 2 hands was a prostitute.
woman in audience:
It's her. I know it's her! She wants to tell us something.
The coins the Illusionist gives the poor children each have a ring surrounding a differently colored disc. The technology to make those coins is only a few decades old. They're Czech 50 heller coins, introduced in 1993.
TRL 247,193 (Turkey) (20 August 2006)
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