Rough Magic


1h 44m 1995

Brief Synopsis

The story of magician's assistant Myra Shumway who sets off on a series of bizarre, liberating adventures during the early 1950s. After her controlling fiance shoots and kills her mentor, Myra flees to the Mexican border concealing the roll of film on which she captured the murder. There she is caug

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Adventure
Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
Period
Romance
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )/SAMUEL GOLDWYN COMPANY
Location
Guatemala; Mexico; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

The story of magician's assistant Myra Shumway who sets off on a series of bizarre, liberating adventures during the early 1950s. After her controlling fiance shoots and kills her mentor, Myra flees to the Mexican border concealing the roll of film on which she captured the murder. There she is caught up in a quack English doctor's quest for a mysterious Mayan elixir, while she is simultaneously pursued by a handsome, down-at-the-heel American reporter.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Adventure
Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
Period
Romance
Thriller
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. (MGM )/SAMUEL GOLDWYN COMPANY
Location
Guatemala; Mexico; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States on Video November 18, 1997

Released in United States Summer May 30, 1997

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (Fast Lane) August 30 - September 9, 1995.

A UGC Images/Recorded Picture presentation, in association with Martin Scorsese. Formerly distributed by Savoy Pictures.

Began shooting May 25, 1994.

Completed shooting August 4, 1994.

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.)

Released in United States Summer May 30, 1997

Released in United States on Video November 18, 1997

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (Fast Lane) August 30 - September 9, 1995.)