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2,496 Ratings

The Illusionist

Directed by Neil Burger
United States, Czech Republic, 2006
Drama, Thriller, Romance


In Vienna during the early 1900s, a renowned magician named Eisenheim falls for an engaged duchess and uses his abilities to win her over from the clutches of her fiancé, the Crown Prince.

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The Illusionist Directed by Neil Burger

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2007 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Cinematography

Independent Spirit Awards

2007 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

National Board of Review

2006 | Winner: Top Independent Films

New York Film Critics

2006 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

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