Rough Magic

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"In the world of magic, the hand is quicker than the eye and love is the wild card."
  • PG-13
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.4  (1,905)

Myra Shumway is an apprentice to a magician in 1952 Los Angeles. Myra is unhappily engaged to Cliff Wyatt, a sleazy, Howard Hughes-like uranium heir who wants to run for president. After her fianc̩e accidentally kills her boss, Myra flees to Mexico in search of a renowned female shaman who may be able to teach her the secrets of magic. Wyatt sends an investigator, Alex Ross, to find Myra and bring her back. A former photojournalist traumatized by the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Ross finds Myra but falls for her and joins her on the quest to find the medicine woman, as does Doc Ansell, an eccentric patent medicine salesman seeking an ancient Mayan cure for constipation. During the journey, a series of mystical events occur, including levitation during sex, a dog with the power of speech, a human being laying a blue egg, and the transformation of an assailant into a sausage.

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Myra Shumway is an apprentice to a magician in 1952 Los Angeles. Myra is unhappily engaged to Cliff Wyatt, a sleazy, Howard Hughes-like uranium heir who wants to run for president. After her fianc̩e accidentally kills her boss, Myra flees to Mexico in search of a renowned female shaman who may be able to teach her the secrets of magic. Wyatt sends an investigator, Alex Ross, to find Myra and bring her back. A former photojournalist traumatized by the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Ross finds Myra but falls for her and joins her on the quest to find the medicine woman, as does Doc Ansell, an eccentric patent medicine salesman seeking an ancient Mayan cure for constipation. During the journey, a series of mystical events occur, including levitation during sex, a dog with the power of speech, a human being laying a blue egg, and the transformation of an assailant into a sausage.
  • Release Date
    1997
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 44 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (1,905)