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  MOVIE POSTER TRAINED, History/Mystery, 15min - Switzerland
Directed by Anthony Jerjen

Taglines: The power of the mind has no limits.

SYNOPSIS:

During the thirties, a magician named Leonard is on the verge of bankruptcy. To avoid it, he decide to perform the biggest and most dangerous trick of his career, despite the advice of his manager.

DIRECTOR, PRODUCER and C0_WRITER - Anthony Jerjen

WRITER - Damien Waller

FORMS: Narrative Fiction, Short

GENRES: Drama, History, Mystery

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LONGER SYNOPSIS:

At the beginning of the 20th century, a young boy named Leonard thinks he has psychic powers. He become interested in magic and eventually become a professional magician.

But after twenty years of work, business is not doing well and is about to be expelled from the only theater that has accepted his show.

He decides then to perform an unique magic tour in order to boost his career. He wants to stop a train using the power of his mind.

His manager, Robert, opposes, not knowing if Leonard went crazy or if he hides a real trick. Leonard finally convinced Robert.

The day come and Leonard is standing on the railway as the train is rushing towards him. But will he succeed to stop the train?

Cast (in alphabetical order)

Sally Bankes - Ms. Pechelbraun

Peter Brooke - Leonard

Isabelle Caillat - The girl

Stephan Chase - Robert

Charlotte Gascoyne - Rachelle

Garrick Hagon - Mr. Mcilwain

Produced by

Dirk Appermont - executive producer
Anthony Jerjen - associate producer
Michel Merkt - producer
Lars Ruch ... executive producer

Music by
Nicolas Rabaeus

Cinematography by
Jean-Francois Hensgens

Film Editing by
Damian Plandolit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yves Bouzaglo - second assistant director


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