Simon the Magician

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Simon the Magician ★★ Simon Magus 1999

At the behest of the French police, Budapest magician Simon (Andorai) travels to Paris to solve a murder, although it doesn't seem very important to the plot. Instead, Simon falls in love with Jeanne (Delarme) and is challenged by rival Peter (Halasz) to a deadly duel—being buried alive for three days. References the biblical story of Simon Magus and St. Peter. Hungarian and French with subtitles. 100m/B DVD . FR HU Peter Andorai, Hubert Kounde, Julie Delarme, Peter Halasz, Mari Nagy; D: Ildiko Enyedi; W: Ildiko Enyedi; C: Tibor Mathe.