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.
When Eisenheim is performing at the Hofburg, he places the Crown Prince's sword upright on the stage. The first officer who attempts to lift it is unable. The second person to try, to whom the Crown Prince says "Not so eager, cousin", is also unable... ...
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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