The Illusionist

Nothing is what it seems

Genres: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Romance
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.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 2006-08-18
Run time: 110 minute / 1:50
Budget: $16,500,000
Revenue: $87,892,388
Director: Neil Burger
Writer: Neil Burger
Production Companies : Contagious Entertainment, Michael London Productions, Koppelman-Levien
Production Country: United States of America


Edward Norton
as Eisenheim
Paul Giamatti
as Inspector Uhl
Jessica Biel
as Sophie
Rufus Sewell
as Crown Prince Leopold
Eddie Marsan
as Josef Fischer
Jake Wood
as Jurka
Tom Fisher
as Willigut
Karl Johnson
as Doctor / Old Man
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
as Young Eisenheim
Eleanor Tomlinson
as Young Sophie
Vincent Franklin
as Loschek
Nicholas Blane
as Herr Doebler
Philip McGough
as Dr. Hofzinser
Erich Redman
as Count Rainer
Michael Carter
as Von Thurnburg
Andreas Grothusen
as Eisenheim's Father
Brian Caspe
as Eisenheim's Assistant
Ellen Savaria
as Mrs. Uhl
Vitezslav Bouchner
as Sophie's Driver
David O'Kelly
as Archduke
Richard Rowlands
as Archduke
Reuben-Henry Biggs
as Frankel
Robert Russell
as Spiritualist Leader
Noel Le Bon
as Arrested Man
David Fellowes
as Respectable Man
Jan Nemejovský
as Senior Officer
Ivo Novák
as Senior Officer
Vladimir Kulhavy
as Train Conductor
Duke Faeger
as Audience Member
Brendan Gunn
as Audience Member
Ryan James
as Audience Member
Petr Meissel
as Audience Member
Jeff Smith
as Audience Member
Ivan Urbánek
as Audience Member
James Babson
as Young Father (uncredited)
Jaroslav Vízner
as Audience Member
Jirí Vacek
as Audience Member
Noelle Trkulja
as Audience Member
Anezka Novak
as Audience Member
Alistair Macnaughtan
as Audience Member
Nancy Bishop
as Audience Member
John Early
as Man on Street
Eva Kelemenová
as Sobbing Woman
Alfred Strejček
as Guard
Fasihiddin Khasanov
as Boy Apparition in Audience
Jan Cibulka
as Boy Apparition on Stage
Erdenbileg Sengee
as Asian Assistant
Sondom Nararbadrakh
as Asian Assistant
Cheng Feng
as Asian Assistant
Purevdorj Boldsaikhan
as Asian Assistant
Vadam Bat-Orshikh
as Asian Assistant
Robin Ferenc
as Street Urchin
Dominik Havelka
as Street Urchin
Elias Bauer
as Street Urchin Messenger
Sean Hall
as Young Prince
Thomas McEnchroe
as Aristocratic Boy
Oliver Blaha
as Aristocratic Boy
Laurie Athey
as Aristocratic Boy
David Forest
as Traveling Magician
Matthew Blood-Smyth
as Man Who Incites Riot
Vanessa Gendron
as Shouting Woman
Neil Burger Director

Brian Koppelman Producer
Cathy Schulman Producer
Michael London Producer

Philip Glass Original Music Composer

Neil Burger Screenplay

David Levien Producer
Bob Yari Producer

Dick Pope Director of Photography

Naomi Geraghty Editor

Ondrej Nekvasil Production Design

Jakub Dvorak Assistant Director

Deborah Aquila Casting
Nina Gold Casting
Tricia Wood Casting

Stefan Kovacik Art Direction
Vlasta Svoboda Art Direction
Petra Hábová Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Ngila Dickson Costume Design

Lori Wyant Script Supervisor

Brendan Gunn Dialect Coach

Costume & Make-Up
Ivo Strangmüller Makeup Artist
Jan Archibald Hair Designer
Stephanie Hovette Wigmaker

Lucie Burianová Assistant Director

Visual Effects
Roman Tudzaroff Special Effects Supervisor

Ladislav Lahoda Stunt Coordinator
Miroslav Lhotka Stunts

Visual Effects
Gary Hebert Animation

Arturo Sosa First Assistant Editor

Suzana Peric Music Editor

Glen Wilson Still Photographer

Tom Karnowski Co-Producer
Luca Marco Paracels Associate Producer

Chris Miller Post-Production Manager

David Minkowski Co-Producer
Tom Nunan Executive Producer
Matthew Stillman Co-Producer
Mira Husseini Publicist

Alice Wood Music Editor

Jane Garnett Executive Producer
Ted Liebowitz Executive Producer
Joey Horvitz Executive Producer

Steven Millhauser Short Story

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