The Resource The Prestige, [a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan

The Prestige, [a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan

Label
The Prestige
Title
The Prestige
Statement of responsibility
[a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan
Title variation
Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
Member of
Awards note
SFX Award for Best Film Director, 2007.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
P7478544 2007
PerformerNote
Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie, Roger Rees, Edward Hibbert, Ricky Jay
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1984-
  • 1982-
  • 1944-2015
  • 1960-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Ryder, Aaron
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Nolan, Jonathan
  • Julyan, David
  • Jackman, Hugh
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Johansson, Scarlett
  • Hall, Rebecca
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Perabo, Piper
  • Bowie, David
  • Rees, Roger
  • Hibbert, Edward
  • Jay, Ricky
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Smith, Lee
  • Bergin, Joan
  • Crowley, Nathan
  • Priest, Christopher
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Newmarket Films
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
Series statement
Academy Award Nominee 2006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tesla, Nikola
  • Magicians
  • Deception
  • Fraud
  • Man-woman relationships
  • London (England)
  • Magia
  • Relaciones humanas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Prestige, [a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Christopher Priest
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76706471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788868856
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
786936705157
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
50651
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76706471
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Prestige, [a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production] ; directed by Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; produced by Emma Thomas, Aaron Ryder, Christopher Nolan
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Christopher Priest
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76706471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788868856
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
786936705157
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
50651
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)76706471
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, digitally mastered, NTSC
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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