What: The Illusionist
starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel
When: Saturday April 5, 6:30 pm
Rating: PG-13 (language)
Where: Lawrence Academy
Conant Gallery and Richardson-Mees Performing Arts Center
Lowell Road, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
Parking: Please see this map.
This stylish and intriguing film tells the story af a turn-of-the-century stage magician in Vienna, and his forbidden love for the fiancé of a crown prince. It was nominated for an Oscar (for cinematography) and won a Critics Choice award for best composer (Philip Glass). If there were an award for best magic in a movie, it would surely have won that hands down. You can watch a trailer here, get more information at the Internet Movie Database, or visit the film's own site.