Talk to your kids about…
Why was it important to marry within your social class during the time depicted in The Illusionist? What does Leopold hope to achieve by marrying Sophie? What would Sophie have to give up if she married outside of her class?
Why is Prince Leopold afraid of Eisenheim’s growing popularity with the citizens of Vienna? Why does the illusionist’s performance at the castle further infuriate the Prince?
What moral dilemma does the Chief Inspector face? What does he have to sacrifice for his choice?