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Man on Wire

Man on Wire


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In 1974, a young French wire walker gave New Yorkers the shock — and show — of their lives, when he spent an hour on a tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. This documentary examines exactly how he managed to pull the stunt off in spite of the tight security at the WTC.


94 minutes, Parental Guidance (Nudity)
Crime, Documentary, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Philippe Petit, Jean Francois Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix, David Forman, Alan Welner, Mark Lewis
Director
James Marsh
MusicMichael Nyman, J. Ralph
CinematographyIgnor Martinovic
EditingJinx Godfrey
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2008
Produced byDiscovery Film, BBC Storyville, UK Film Council, Wall to Wall, Red Box Films

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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
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Die BurgerJeanne Calitz20
Cape TimesKenneth Turan20
The CitizenPeter Feldman14
International Media
Box Office (USA)Chad Greene13
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert quote icon 20
eye Weekly (Canada)Jason Anderson quote icon 20
ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli quote icon 15
Metacritic.com31 critics18
RottenTomatoes.com140 critics17
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 20
Internet (IMDB)6952 Netizens quote icon 16
Average .. 89%18


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