Death Defying Acts

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I, Harry Houdini, shall discover the truth for all of us!

Death Defying Acts Synopsis

When famous escape artist Harry Houdini arrives in Edinburgh and offers a $10,000 reward to anyone who can contact his mother from beyond the grave, a beautiful but deceptive psychic and her young ‘sidekick’ daughter take the challenge. As Houdini spends time with this mysterious woman, he is beguiled by her charms, and what begins as a con evolves into a far more complicated and dangerous affair.


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  • Credits
    • Starring:
      Catherine Zeta Jones, Guy Pearce, Saoirse Ronan, Timothy Spall
    • Director:
      Gillian Armstrong
    • Producers:
      Chris Curling, Marion Macgowan
    • Screenplay:
      Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward
    • Executive Producers:
      Dan Lupovitz, Marcia Nasatir, Kirk D'Amico, David M. Thompson
    • Distributor
    • Sales Agent:
      Myriad Pictures
    • Credits summary:
      Film Finance Corporation Australia, BBC Films, the UK Film Council and Myriad Pictures present in association with the New South Wales Film & Television Office A Macgowan Lupovitz Nasatir Films and Zephyr Films production.
    • Certificate:
    • Running time:
      96 mins 29 secs
  • Release Dates
    • In Cinemas
      August 8th 2008
    • Out on DVD
      August 28th 2009
    • Released
      August 8th 2008

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