Death Defying Acts Poster

Release Date: July 11th, 2008

DVD Release Date: October 28th, 2008

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Upon arriving in Edinburgh, Scotland for a series of mind-boggling performances, master illusionist Harry Houdini (Guy Pearce) offers an impressive cash reward to any supposed psychic who can accurately tell him his late mother's exact last words. Gorgeous swindler Mary McGarvie (Catherine Zeta-Jones) rises to the challenge and engages Houdini in a dangerous flirtation that will blur the line between reality and paranoia -- and test the very limits of his skepticism.

Cast: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan, Silvia Lombardo, Melanie Harris, Malcolm Shields, Ralph Riach

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Genres: Romance, Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Myriad Pictures, BBC Films, Australian Film Finance Corporation

Distributors: Third Rail

Keywords: Fascinating, Mystery, Engaging, Rivalry, Daughter, England

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