In the film that directed by Rodrigo Cortes, researchers of paranormal phenomena Dr. Margaret Matheson (Sigourney Weaver) and Tom Buckley (Cillian Murphy) try to uncover the lies of the false mystic who continue to deceive the public with false capabilities.
Starting success partner Dr. Margaret Matheson and Tom Buckley, who managed to uncover the lies of the false paranormal plunge researching ways to dismantle the case, the problems and obstacles that arise are managed them through.
In some scenes, the audience will understand how the combination of technology and the ability to speak one can affect the psychology of others, or so-called method of brainwashing that occurs in a large room. Even so, the plan to pave a fake psychic, it is not done alone, but in groups with their respective duties.
But the task of couples Dr. Margaret Matheson and Tom Buckley started to have problems when it comes to trying to investigate a psychic named Simon Silver, played by veteran actor Robert De Niro. By playing his role as a blind psychic Simon Silver managed to anesthetize the public to become famous. Various ways have been done a couple Dr. Margaret Matheson and Tom Buckley to investigate the secrets of supernatural Simon.
Tom Buckley finally did his research by himself. But what Tom read by Simon, as Simon demonstrates the action in a theater. Tom Buckley was in action with the equipment. But when Tom enable crockery, theater atmosphere into chaos, some lights and loudspeakers destroyed due to short circuit. Is it because of the power of Simon?
Tom Buckley shabby a result of events in the theater immediately decided to go to the office of Dr. Margaret Matheson, but Tom actually found Dr. Margaret Matheson and lay dying in office. However, whether the mission of Tom Buckley supernatural Simon reveal the truth will be succeed?