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  • Man on Wire (2008)
  • PG-13
    94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13
94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
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Director
Writer
Philippe Petit (based on the book "To Reach the Clouds" by)
Producer
Composers
Michael Nyman | J. Ralph (segments: WTC Heist)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 29, 2008 (United States)

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Cast

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21 cast members
Name Known for
Jean François Heckel
Self (as Jean-François Heckel) Self (as Jean-François Heckel)   See fewer
Barry Greenhouse
Self (as N. Barry Greenhouse) Self (as N. Barry Greenhouse)   See fewer
Guy F. Tozzoli
Self (as Guy Tozzoli) Self (as Guy Tozzoli)   See fewer
Paul McGill
Philippe - Drama Reconstructions Philippe - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
David Demato
Jean-Louis - Drama Reconstructions Jean-Louis - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Ardis Campbell
Annie - Drama Reconstructions Annie - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Aaron Haskell
Jean-François - Drama Reconstructions Jean-François - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Shawn Dempewolff-Barrett
David - Drama Reconstructions (as Shawn Dempewolff) David - Drama Reconstructions (as Shawn Dempewolff)   See fewer
David Roland Frank
Alan - Drama Reconstructions (as David Frank) Alan - Drama Reconstructions (as David Frank)   See fewer
Megan Delay
The Admirer - Drama Reconstructions The Admirer - Drama Reconstructions   See fewer
Laurence Gates
Dentist (uncredited) Dentist (uncredited)   See fewer
Bruce Kocher
Security Guard on First Tower (uncredited) Security Guard on First Tower (uncredited)   See fewer
Joel Ney
1970s Police Officer #1 (uncredited) 1970s Police Officer #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Sciglimpaglia
Pedestrian / Ford Mustang Driver (uncredited) Pedestrian / Ford Mustang Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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