In the late nineteenth century, in London, Robert Angier, with his lovely wife, Julia and his best friend, Alfred Bolden, are working on magic. One day, accidentally, in one of the three magic scenes of the three, Julia loses his life and Robert blames Alfred. After the incident, Robert and Alfred are also becoming enemies of blood. Both of them are well-known magicians who, in order to compete with each other, each one will destroy something else on the scene. In one of these performances, when Alfred successfully runs one of his tricks, Robert tries to disclose his secret trick with terrible consequences.
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