In 1878, two young stage magicians clash in a darkened salon during the course of a fraudulent seance. From this moment on, their lives become webs of deceit and exposure, secrets and revelations, as they feud to outwit and destroy one another. Their rivalry takes them both to the peak of their careers, but with terrible consequences.
Rated PG-13 for violence and disturbing images
Two Rival Magicians, and Each Wants the Other to Go Poof
Entertaining, spirited and shamelessly gimmicky, Christopher Nolan’s film tells the intricate tale of two rival magicians practicing their art in late-Victorian London.