Death Defying Acts

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

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    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

    Screenplay:

    Tony Grisoni, Brian Ward

    Executive Producers:

    Dan Lupovitz

    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

    Release Dates

    Released

    8 August 2008

    In cinemas

    8 August 2008

    Out on DVD

    28 August 2009

    Broadcast on

    21 May 2015

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