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The Resource The prestige, Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

The prestige, Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)

Label
The prestige
Title
The prestige
Statement of responsibility
Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London. Two magicians share an intense rivalry with each other and leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy. The rivalry is so intense that is will be full of obsession, deceit and jealousy, with both dangerous and deadly consequences. From the time that Robert angier and Alfred Bordon first met, the two were competitors. However, their once friendly competition evolves into battle for each others trade secrets
Awards note
SFX Award for Best Film Director, 2007.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Wally Pfister ; editor, Lee Smith ; music, David Julyan ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence and disturbing images
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1970-
  • 1974-
  • 1984-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nolan, Christopher
  • Ryder, Aaron
  • Thomas, Emma
  • Nolan, Jonathan
  • Jackman, Hugh
  • Bale, Christian
  • Caine, Michael
  • Johansson, Scarlett
  • Hall, Rebecca
  • Serkis, Andy
  • Perabo, Piper
  • Bowie, David
  • Pfister, Wally
  • Julyan, David
  • Priest, Christopher
  • Touchstone Pictures
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Newmarket Films
  • Syncopy (Firm)
  • Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
130
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magicians
  • Competition (Psychology)
  • Magic tricks
  • Trade secrets
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Criminal behavior
  • Magia
  • Relaciones humanas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The prestige, Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Christopher Priest
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Bonus features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76706471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 130 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788868856
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705157
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
50651
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 876382
  • (Sirsi) o76706471
  • (OCoLC)76706471
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The prestige, Touchstone Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Newmarket Films and Syncopy production ; a film by Christopher Nolan ; produced by Aaron Ryder, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan ; screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan ; directed by Christopher Nolan, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Christopher Priest
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Bonus features include: "The director's notebook: the cinematic sleight of hand of Christopher Nolan," containing five featurettes: "Conjuring the past," "The visual maze," "Metaphors of deception," "Tesla: the man who invented the Twentieth Century" and "Resonances;" the art of The prestige gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm76706471
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc [approximately 130 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
Isbn
9780788868856
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936705157
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
50651
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 876382
  • (Sirsi) o76706471
  • (OCoLC)76706471
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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