Watch: Official Trailer for Doc About 'Magicians: Life in the Impossible'
"I haven't felt that magic has ever let me down." I've always been a fan of magic since I was a kid, and I love going to shows, even still as an adult. Magicians: Life in the Impossible is a documentary about the lives of professional magicians, and how hard it is and how dedicated they have to be. We've seen quite a few movies about magicians recently (between Now You See Me and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone) but it's nice to actually see a story about the real people, the real men and women who make us all believe in magic. One could say this doc almost looks like Hoop Dreams for magicians, following four different performers as they try to establish themselves in the entertainment industry. Fellow magic lover Peter from SlashFilm says this doc is worth watching and it's already out on VOD, so give this a look and let us know what you think.
Here's the official trailer for Baaden & Hume's doc Magicians: Life in the Impossible, on YouTube:
Magicians follows four world-class magicians on stage and off, exploring how and why these characters so passionately dedicate their lives to the craft of illusion. Their journey takes us from the most humbling of road gigs to grand performances on the biggest of stages, from finding love to terrible personal loss; and to the prospect of losing everything for a dream others don't understand. As we come to understand why each is obsessively chasing his own dream, we'll discover the unhidden secret: far more fascinating than the magic are the magicians themselves. The film Magicians: Life in the Impossible is co-directed by filmmakers Christoph Baaden & Marcie Hume (Hood to Coast). It first premiered at the Philadelphia Film Festival. Magicians is now available direct-to-VOD, so check your local streaming sources. Interested?