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”THE ILLUSIONIST” (2006) Review

Neil Burger wrote and directed this loose adaptation of Steven Millhauser's story called "Eisenheim the Illusionist”. This story about a magician in turn-of-the-century Vienna starred Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti and Rufus Sewell.

The movie’s plot focused upon the romance that had first formed between the magician Eisenheim (Norton) and his childhood friend, the socially superior Sophie, Duchess von Teschen (Biel) – a romance that ends up threatening the political plans of Crown Prince Leopold of Austria-Hungary (Sewell) and Chief Inspector...
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The House In The Country:

The cool yet warm air was revitalizing to Sophie as she took a deep relieved breath.

She petted the flank of her white horse, Pearl absentmindedly as the wind blew soft and steady.

The house that Edward had led her to was quaint yet large it was centered in a spacious golden meadow, and was built out of the various trees in the surrounding woods.

Next to the house sat a small yet spacious barn.

While waiting for her beloved to return to her she hiked a few miles into the woods with Pearl and was happy to discover a small creek.

She and Pearl lounged near it for a hour.

Not...
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