Death Defying Acts

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.

 

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

Sales agent:

Myriad Pictures

Distributor:

Lionsgate

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:

PG

Running time:

96 mins 29 secs

Release Dates

Released

8 August 2008

In cinemas

8 August 2008

Out on DVD

28 August 2009

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