Death Defying Acts

Release date:July 11, 2008
(NY, LA)

Studio:Third Rail Releasing (The Weinstein Company)

Director:Gillian Armstrong

MPAA Rating:N/A


Starring:Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan

Genre:Drama, Thriller, Romance

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Plot Summary:

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.