Woody Allen conjures up illusion for 'Magic in the Moonlight'

July 23, 2014 7:01 PM

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Woody Allen conjures up illusion for 'Magic in the Moonlight'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Woody Allen explores the mysteries of illusion and love in "Magic in the Moonlight," a period romantic comedy inspired by 1920s clairvoyants who were debunked by leading magicians of the day.

The Oscar-winning director has long been fascinated by magic, a recurrent theme in his films. In "Magic in the Moonlight," which opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, reality and illusion collide on the Cote d'Azur in the Roaring Twenties, when spiritualism and seances were in vogue.

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