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Magicians: Life in the Impossible (2016)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 15 November 2016 (USA)
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"MAGICIANS follows four world-class magicians on stage and off, exploring how and why these characters so passionately dedicate their lives to the craft of illusion. Their journey takes us ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Jon Armstrong Jon Armstrong ... Himself
Brian Gillis Brian Gillis ... Himself
David Minkin David Minkin ... Himself
Jan Rouven Jan Rouven ... Himself
Frank Alfter Frank Alfter ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charina Dorothy ... Herself (as Charina Layne)
Charlie Mount Charlie Mount ... Himself
Chloé Rosenthal Chloé Rosenthal ... Herself
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"MAGICIANS follows four world-class magicians on stage and off, exploring how and why these characters so passionately dedicate their lives to the craft of illusion. Their journey takes us from the most humbling of road gigs to grand performances on the biggest of stages, from finding love to terrible personal loss; and to the prospect of losing everything for a dream others don't understand. As we come to understand why each is obsessively chasing his own dream, we'll discover the unhidden secret: far more fascinating than the magic are the magicians themselves."

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Insightful and Intriguing
2 December 2016 | by rmendez-71196See all my reviews

I just watched this for the very first time and found it intriguing and very worthy of purchase. A magical documentary filled with both humanity and humility deeply rooted in reality. A transparently revealing view of the sometimes extravagant and other times very humbling lives of a few professional magicians. A behind-the-curtains look of what it is actually like living and working in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles area and the emotional, ethical, financial, and professional challenges they face on a daily basis in their never ending pursuit of happiness.

P.S. The documentaries The Magic Life and Our Magic also come highly recommended.


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