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"The Prestige" - a highly acclaimed film featuring David Bowie as Nikola Tesla
The Prestige is a highly acclaimed film featuring David Bowie as Nikola Tesla. This film reached a broad audience, and contributed to the fame of Nikola Tesla.
The Prestige features Christian Bale as Alfred Borden, Hugh
Jackman as Robert Angier, and
David Bowie as
Nikola Tesla. It also stars Michael Caine,
Scarlett Johansson, Piper Perabo, and Andy Serkis. The film reunites
Nolan with actors Bale and Caine, both of whom worked with the director
in Batman Begins, and production team regulars Wally Pfister
(cinematography), Nathan Crowley (production design), and David Julyan
(soundtrack). The Prestige was released on October 20, 2006 to
good reviews and strong box office results, and received Academy Award
nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction.