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The Illusionist


18 Aug 2006

1 hr 50 min

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Romance

Nothing is what it seems
With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged inspector.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Language: English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 9 nominations.
Budget: $17M


David Minkowski (Co-Producer)
Brian Koppelman (Producer)
David Levien (Producer)
Bob Yari (Producer)
Cathy Schulman (Producer)
Michael London (Producer)
Tom Karnowski (Co-Producer)
Matthew Stillman (Co-Producer)
Tom Nunan (Executive Producer)
Luca Paracels (Associate Producer)
Jane Garnett (Executive Producer)
Ted Liebowitz (Executive Producer)
Joey Horvitz (Executive Producer)


(Short Story)


Edward Norton (as Eisenheim)
Paul Giamatti (as Inspector Uhl)
Jessica Biel (as Sophie)
Rufus Sewell (as Crown Prince Leopold)
Eddie Marsan (as Josef Fischer)
Jake Wood (as Jurka)
Karl Johnson (as Doctor · Old Man)
Aaron Taylor-Johnson (as Young Eisenheim)
Eleanor Tomlinson (as Young Sophie)
Vincent Franklin (as Loschek)
Nicholas Blane (as Herr Doebler)
Philip McGough (as Dr. Hofzinser)
Erich Redman (as Count Rainer)
Michael Carter (as Von Thurnburg)
Andreas Grothusen (as Eisenheim's Father)
Brian Caspe (as Eisenheim's Assistant)
Ellen Savaria (as Mrs. Uhl)
Vitezslav Bouchner (as Sophie's Driver)
David O'Kelly (as Archduke)
Richard Rowlands (as Archduke)
Reuben-Henry Biggs (as Frankel)
Robert Russell (as Spiritualist Leader)
Noel Le Bon (as Arrested Man)
David Fellowes (as Respectable Man)
Jan Nemejovský (as Senior Officer)
Vladimir Kulhavy (as Train Conductor)
Duke Faeger (as Audience Member)
Brendan Gunn (as Audience Member)
Ryan James (as Audience Member)
Petr Meissel (as Audience Member)
Jeff Smith (as Audience Member)
Ivan Urbánek (as Audience Member)
James Babson (as Young Father (uncredited))
Jaroslav Vízner (as Audience Member)
Jirí Vacek (as Audience Member)
Noelle Trkulja (as Audience Member)
Anezka Novak (as Audience Member)
Alistair Macnaughtan (as Audience Member)
Nancy Bishop (as Audience Member)
John Early (as Man on Street)
Eva Kelemenová (as Sobbing Woman)
Alfred Strejček (as Guard)
Fasihiddin Khasanov (as Boy Apparition in Audience)
Jan Cibulka (as Boy Apparition on Stage)
Erdenbileg Sengee (as Asian Assistant)
Sondom Nararbadrakh (as Asian Assistant)
Cheng Feng (as Asian Assistant)
Purevdorj Boldsaikhan (as Asian Assistant)
Vadam Bat-Orshikh (as Asian Assistant)
Robin Ferenc (as Street Urchin)
Dominik Havelka (as Street Urchin)
Elias Bauer (as Street Urchin Messenger)
Sean Hall (as Young Prince)
Thomas McEnchroe (as Aristocratic Boy)
Oliver Blaha (as Aristocratic Boy)
Laurie Athey (as Aristocratic Boy)
David Forest (as Traveling Magician)
Matthew Blood-Smyth (as Man Who Incites Riot)
Vanessa Gendron (as Shouting Woman)



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