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.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who plays the teenage Eduard in the beginning of the film, also learned how to do the ball trick.
woman in audience:
It's her. I know it's her! She wants to tell us something.
The Crown Prince has supposedly murdered a former girlfriend, to hide the fact that he had been beating her with a whip. But in that era, men regularly did whip their wives or mistresses. There was even some social approval. Whereas murder obviously was unacceptable.
TRL 247,193 (Turkey) (20 August 2006)