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Man on Wire
7.7 Rating
(282 ratings)
7.9 IMDB rating

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Annie Allix

Annie Allix

Herself
David Forman

David Forman

Himself
Alan Welner

Alan Welner

Himself
Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Himself


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4 years, 4 months ago at May 7 23:03
The documentary is creativily modeled after heist films but is not as immersive as it could have been. Because of the subject matter the film doesn't turns boring, and there are some good moments in the interview to Petit.

A great movie

3 years, 8 months ago at Jan 19 9:34
I thought I would like this movie but I didn't expect to love it so much. It is one of my favorite documentary. I didn't expect either that it would be some kind of spellbinding thriller. This whole act may seem rather pointless or meaningless but, for me, it was a real work of Art and this movie perfectly gives this feeling away. In my opinion, it is seriously one of the greatest documentaries ev... read more
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Description: Philippe Petit captured the world's attention in 1974 when he successfully walked across a high wire between New York's Twin Towers. This documentary (nominated for Best Doc for the Independent Spirit Awards) explores the preparations that went into the stunt as well as the event and its aftermath. Obsessed with the towers even before ... (more)
Release date: 1 August 2008
Documentary (21), 2008 (10), Friendship (6), Art (6), 2000s (6), Obsession (5), New York (3), Rooftop (3), Singing (3), Historical (3), Concentration (3), Performance Artist (2), Dancer (2), Tightrope Walker (2), Piano Player (2), New York City (2), Biography (2), Wire Walking (2), UK (2), Tears (2)
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