FX Murder By Illusion Poster Original One Sheet 1986 Style B Art
Rare Style B Poster art.F/X Murder by Illusion is a 1986 American action thriller film directed by Robert Mandel and starring Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young and Angela Bassett in her film debut. The film follows an expert (Brown) in the art of special effects (F/X) with a reputation built by his work on many low-budget hack-and-slash films such as I Dismember Mama. The Department of Justice hires him to stage the murder of a gangster about to enter the Witness Protection Program. He agrees, but then things get complicated. Meanwhile, a New York City police detective (Dennehy) is investigating the faked murder and cannot understand why the Justice Department is even less helpful than usual. Critically and commercially the film performed well.