The Magician (2005 film)

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This article is about the 2005 Australian film directed by Scott Ryan. For other uses, see The Magician (disambiguation).
The Magician
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Directed by Scott Ryan
Produced by Michele Bennett
Nash Edgerton
Mark Vennis
Written by Scott Ryan
Starring Scott Ryan
Ben Walker
Massimiliano Andrighetto
Cinematography Massimiliano Andrighetto
Edited by Nash Edgerton
Distributed by Australia - Hopscotch Productions
Worldwide - Trinity Filmed Entertainment
Release date
2005
Running time
85 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Budget A$330 000

The Magician is an Australian film released in 2005, written and directed by Scott Ryan. It is a mockumentary following the escapades of a Melbourne underworld hitman. The film was originally shot over 10 days with a budget of A$3,000. Ryan edited a half-hour version of the film for screening at the St. Kilda Film Festival, where it was seen by stuntman and film producer Nash Edgerton (brother of Joel Edgerton), who took the project under his wing. After receiving A$330,000 in government grants, the film was re-released in 2005.

Cast[edit]

  • Scott Ryan as Ray Shoesmith
  • Ben Walker as Tony Richards
  • Massimiliano Andrighetto as Massimo "Max" Totti
  • Kane Mason as Benny
  • Nathaniel Lindsay as Edna

Box office[edit]

The Magician grossed $182,164 at the box office in Australia.[1]

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