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The Magus
Directed by:
Guy Green

Released in the USA on December 10 of 1968, "The Magus" (also known as "God Game, The", "Teuflische Spiele", "Gioco perverso") is a Fantasy film directed by Guy Green . Michael Caine and Anthony Quinn are starring, alongside Candice Bergen, Anna Karina, Paul Stassino and Julian Glover.

Who directed "The Magus":

The Magus was directed by Guy Green, an English cinematographer, director, and writer.

Before The Magus, Guy Green had directed Pretty Polly, released in 1967, 55 Days at Peking (1963), Diamond Head (1963), Light in the Piazza (1962), The Mark (1961), and The Angry Silence (1960). Since, he directed Walk in the Spring Rain, released in 1970, Luther (1973).

When was "The Magus" released:

The Magus was first released in the United States on Tuesday, December 10, 1968. Also released on Tuesday, December 10, 1968 has been Oliver! (dir. Carol Reed). This was fifty (50) years ago.

It has been released on February, 1969 in France.

What is the casting of "The Magus":

At the casting of The Magus we find Michael Caine, previously seen in Deadfall (1968) and Play Dirty (1968); Anthony Quinn (The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968), La Bataille de San Sebastian (1968)); Candice Bergen (Vivre pour vivre (1967), The Day the Fish Came Out (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Anthony Newlands and Michael Caine, Jerome Willis have all also be seen in Foxhole in Cairo, released in 1960.
  • Anthony Quinn and Takis Emmanuel can both be seen in Alexis Zorbas, released in 1964.
  • Takis Emmanuel and Andreas Malandrinos can be seen in Hell Boats, released in 1970.

What is the Storyline of "The Magus":

Nicholas Urfe is a young Englishman who has taken a teaching position on the Greek island of Phraxos following the previous instructor's suicide. For Nicholas it is a chance for different surroundings, and it is also an attempt to escape his relationship with his emotionally unstable lover, Anne.

At first Nicholas' life on Phraxos is uneventful but peaceful. He soon becomes intrigued with a reclusive man named Maurice Conchis, who owns an estate on the opposite side of island and has a beautiful [...]

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