Directed by Neil Burger. With Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell. In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
Sadly, I think its box office suffered dramatically because it was initially released in no man’s land in late August and by a small indie distributor rather than a major.
I watched the first half of this two nights ago starting after midnight. I’d taped this ages ago on DVR via DirecTV.