PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
According to the director's commentary, Jessica Biel dressed in a period costume for her audition.
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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