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Death defying acts [videorecording] : Houdini's secret / Film Finance Corporation Australia, BBC Films, the UK Film Council and Myriad Pictures present in association with the New South Wales Film and Television Office, a MacGowan Lupovitz Nasatir Films and Zephyr Films production of a film by Gillian Armstrong
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Genius Products | 2008 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD D DRAMA)
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Imprint
Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Genius Products, [2008].
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Title from container.
Cast
Guy Pearce, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan.
Credits
Producers, Chris Curling and Marian MacGowan ; writers, Tony Grisoni and Brian Ward ; director, Gillian Armstrong ; director of photography, Haris Zambarloukos ; editor, Nicholas Beauman ; music, Cezary Skubiszewski.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some sensuality, thematic material, language, violent content and smoking.
Summary
Mary McGarvie is a beautiful con artist who, with the help of her young daughter, fools audiences into believing she is psychic. The legendary magician Harry Houdini comes to town with a skeptic's challenge. He is going to give $10,000 to anyone who can correctly 'channel' his mother's dying words. Mary accepts the challenge. Houdini enters into a passionate affair with the charming clairvoyant even as he prepares for the most dangeros stunt of his career.
Note
Special features: commentary by director Gillian Armstrong and producer Marian MacGowan; the making of Death defying acts; trailer.
Local Note
MW, 10-08
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ISBN/ISSN
796019815512
Music #
81551 Genius Products
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