A Kind of Magic ()

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Matt, the son of a prominent witch family, is expected by the Witches Council, to marry his good friend Lizzy. But when Matt meets Sara, a psychiatrist, his magic fails him and Sara discovers that she suddenly has gained magical powers.


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Sara Kane
Matt Andover
Abby Andover
Lizzy Paris
Colin Tate
Great Grandmother
Maggie Paris
Jason Tate
Sybil Tate
Ben Paris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patriarch of Black Magician Family (uncredited)
Boyfriend (uncredited)

Directed by

Tosca Musk

Written by

Rachel Stuhler ... (written by)

Produced by

Sharon Bordas ... executive producer
Marguerite Henry ... co-executive producer
Tosca Musk ... producer
Jina Panebianco ... producer
Hannah Pillemer ... executive producer

Music by

Michael Lord

Cinematography by

Johanna Coelho

Film Editing by

Tim Silano

Casting By

Lindsay Chag

Production Design by

Nicole Balzarini

Art Direction by

Kyle Michael Wilson

Costume Design by

Lindsay Zir

Makeup Department

Abby Lyle ... makeup artist
Elizabeth Mbousia ... makeup department head

Production Management

Lynette Therrien ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Rebecca V. Goldstein ... second assistant director: additional
Timothy Lynch ... first assistant director
Arthur Moore ... second second assistant director

Art Department

Molly Hunter Flick ... art department assistant
Jonathan Hanrahan ... on-set dresser
Lesli Lytle ... set dresser
Morgan McNeal ... property master
Lindsay Theirl ... art department assistant

Sound Department

Terry Boyd Jr. ... foley mixer
Rob Embrey ... post sound coordinator
Sean Heissinger ... re-recording mixer
Jaya Jayaraja ... sound mixer
Jordan McClain ... sound effects editor
Raymond Park ... sound effects editor
G.W. Pope III ... sound effects editor
Lauren E. Price ... dialogue editor
Matt Salib ... foley artist
Ian Shedd ... supervising dialogue editor
Ben Whitver ... adr mixer

Visual Effects by

Jesse Daniel ... visual effects artist
Nick Siebold ... visual effects
Dustin Solomon ... visual effects supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

Erdem Ertal ... steadicam operator
Alicia Fischmeister ... first assistant camera
Randy Garcia ... key grip
Mel Mel Sukekawa Mooring ... second assistant camera
Michael Moriatis ... gallery photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

Lindsay Zir ... key costumer

Location Management

Mary E. Fry ... location manager

Music Department

Fred Coury ... composer: additional music
Erik Desiderio ... composer: additional music
Jonathan Hartman ... composer: additional music
Marguerite Henry ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

Jason Chamberlin ... transportation coordinator

Additional Crew

Jennifer M. Byrne ... production accountant
Anthony L. Gilardi ... acting coach
Justin Andrew Robinson ... production assistant
Kenny Savoca ... production coordinator
Susan Young ... chief financial officer: Marvista Entertainment

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Plot Summary

The families having known each other for generations, the Andovers, the Parises and the Tates own and operate The Elixir of Life, a juice company. They are also only three of twelve remaining members of the Witches Council, the dwindling numbers due to one form of attrition or another. Of the next generation, Matt Andover and Lizzy Paris are on the executive of the company, while Colin Tate, who has never demonstrated any warlock powers and thus has always felt the black sheep of the group, has left the company to lead a mortal life in a want to feel like he belongs. Colin leaving the company was much to the dismay of his father, Jason Tate, especially as he feels like the Andovers and Parises are making moves to consolidate their power leaving the Tates out in the cold. The latest such move is the announcement of Matt and Lizzy's engagement, the wedding to take place in one week on Halloween. In reality, the marriage, arranged largely by Matt's widowed mother Abby, was purely to protect Matt, who on his thirty-sixth birthday in a couple of months, will lose his warlock powers as is tradition if he is not married by then, although the tradition has never really been tested. Both Matt and Lizzy agree to the marriage seeing as to the small dating pool with that attrition of eligible families, that agreement despite neither Matt or Lizzy truly loving the other in that romantic sense. While Matt has largely used his powers for the small conveniences in life as well as to charm women, his dating life largely consisting of one or two dates with each woman, he makes a true connection with a woman he meets at Colin's early Halloween costume party, he only knowing her first name, Sara. Matt and Sara are up front about their dating situations - Matt being engaged in an arranged marriage, and Sara in a long distance relationship with her physicist boyfriend, Alex, the two who only see each other a few times a year - stopping them from pursuing anything with each other despite their attraction. But what happens in sharing a single kiss at the end of the party leads to Matt's powers slowly being transferred to Sara. When Matt finally learns what is happening with the help of his mother, they, with Colin's help, try to locate Sara with what little information Matt was able to glean from their short time together. In the process, some truths come to light which may affect what happens within this collective. Written by Huggo

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Also Known As
  • You Cast a Spell on Me (United States)
  • Quand la magie opère (France)
  • Un hechizo de amor (Spain)
  • Egy kis varázslat (Hungary)
  • Любовна магия (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 90 min
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Trivia This movie has another title on Amazon VOD: You Cast a Spell on Me. See more »
Goofs When Sara makes her bed using her powers, the burgundy colored pillow is on more of an angle in a successive shot. See more »
Soundtracks Some Kind of Magic See more »

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