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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

"Death Defying Acts: Houdini's Secret" Comes to DVD 10/28

Weaving a heart-felt and fascinating tale of love and intrigue, DEATH DEFYING ACTS: HOUDINI'S SECRET materializes onto DVD for the first time ever October 28th from Genius Products and The Weinstein Company. Featuring an amazing all-star cast including Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones (No Reservations, Chicago), Guy Pearce (Factory Girl, Memento) and Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan (Atonement), this magical romantic epic follows master escapologist Harry Houdini, the most famous performer of his time.

Magical and mesmerizing, DEATH DEFYING ACTS: HOUDINI'S SECRET is set in 1926, when Houdini was at the top of his game and audiences flocked to watch him perform his amazing stunts. But the man behind the legend was a tortured soul, having been unable to hear his mother's dying words. Offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can contact his mother from beyond the grave, Houdini's life is forever altered when a beautiful but deceptive psychic and her sidekick daughter take on the challenge. Initially skeptical, Harry is soon captivated by the psychic's charms. Directed by Gillian Armstrong (Charlotte Gray, Oscar and Lucinda), DEATH DEFYING ACTS: HOUDINI'S SECRET will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $19.97.


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