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Man on Wire
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7.9 IMDB rating
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Philippe Petit Philippe Petit
Annie Allix Annie Allix
David Forman David Forman
Alan Welner Alan Welner
Mark Lewis Mark Lewis

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6 years 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

5 years, 4 months ago at Jan 19 9:34
In 2015, they will release a fictional version of this movie directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and even though I should be really excited by this movie, I’m not, and I have in fact some really mixed feelings about this project. The point is that, before watching this documentary, I thought I would like the damned thing but I didn't expect to love it so much. Indeed, I... 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 they were fully constructed, Petit sneaked into the buildings several times to determine the equipment he needed to accomplish his daring feat. Watch online on Stagevu: [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 29 August 2008
Tags: Documentary (23), 2008 (13), Friendship (6), 2000s (6), Art (6), Obsession (5), Historical (4), Biography (4), Singing (3), Performance Art (3), Concentration (3), British (3), Rooftop (3), New York City (3), Usa (2), Tears (2), Fame (2), Dancer (2), Nudity (2), Tightrope Walker (2)
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