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.
A French illusionist travels to Scotland to work. He meets a young woman in a small village. Their ensuing adventure in Edinburgh changes both their lives forever.
On the theater stage, a magician makes appear and disappear his partners
The journey of a magician performing illusions to amaze and humour.
Cosentino - The Grand Illusionist TV show, which aired prime time 7:30 pm channel 7 on the 19th September 2012, has officially been rated as the Number #1 Most watched TV show Nationally in Australia for the Night. 1.9 million Australian's tuned in for this Australian First Special. The show was filmed Live at the sold out Regent Theatre in Melbourne back in March of 2012. The one night only special featured live performance's, street magic & a final stunt titled Breathless in which Cosentino faced potential death.
In midwinter the German illusionist Dirk Ohm arrives in the small town Grong, a place ridden by the disappearance of a young local woman Maria. Dirk soon finds himself searching for Maria side by side with the villagers of Grong; and slowly he falls in love with the missing woman. This fictional story pays tribute to a real character, and to his mysterious disappearance in the winter of 2003.
Sex sells. What sells even more? Insecurity. Multi-billion dollar industries saturate our lives with images of unattainable beauty, exporting body hatred from New York to Beirut to Tokyo. Their target? Women, and increasingly men and children. "The Illusionists" turns the mirror on media, exposing the absurd, sometimes humorous, and shocking images that seek to enslave us.
Live recording of The Illusionists Live From London
A film from Méliès has him playing a magician who does a few tricks including making a woman disappear.