'Illusionist' Director Shows Real Magic
Neil Burger, writer and director of the movie The Illusionist, says he tried not to rely on film effects to create the magic captured on screen. He also talks about how he became interested in magic.
Based on a short story by Pulitzer-winning writer Steven Millhaus, the film stars Paul Giamatti, Edward Norton and Jessica Biel.
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