Questions tagged [the-prestige]

The Prestige is a 1995 novel by Christopher Priest, about a pair of competing magicians. Use this tag for questions about the novel or its movie adaptation.

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Who is the original in the movie The Prestige?

In the movie The Prestige, Hugh Jackman plays a magician who, when he performs a trick, gets cloned and becomes two people. But who is who? Is the one appearing on the balcony in the audience the ...
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Why would Robert Angier use the machine every time?

In the movie The Prestige, two magicians rival over who can perform the best Transported Man illusion. In the end, Alfred Borden's secret is Robert Angier on the other hand After watching the movie,...
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