Penn & Teller’s Invisible Thread

Director: Bob Balaban
Screenwriters: Penn Jillette

Institute History

  • 1987 Sundance Film Festival


A completely original and off-beat comedy about a day in the life of Penn & Teller, who just so happen to save the world from destruction. Written by and starring Penn Jillette and Teller, the duo whose sublime combination of illusion and comedy have swindled audiences on stage, television and now, on film. Following the screening, Penn & Teller will appear live on stage to perform and swindle in the hilariously baffling manner that has made them the hit of the Off-Broadway season.

Screening Details

  • Section: Special Screening / Film & Live Performance
  • Film Type: Dramatic Short
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Run Time: 40 min.


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