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Man on Wire

  • 7.9 10
  • 2008
  • Nonemin
Man on Wire
  • English, French

On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York's World Trade Center twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour of performing on the wire, 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan, he was arrested. This fun and spellbinding documentary chronicles Philippe Petit's "highest" achievement.

Man on Wire
  • English, French
James Marsh
James Marsh Director
Jean François Heckel
Jean François Heckel Himself (as Jean-François Heckel)
Annie Allix
Annie Allix Herself
David Forman
David Forman Himself
Alan Welner
Alan Welner Himself
Barry Greenhouse
Barry Greenhouse Himself (as N. Barry Greenhouse)
Jim Moore
Jim Moore Himself

Production Companies

BBC

Discovery Films

UK Film Council