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Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13
94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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)
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Michael Nyman | J. Ralph (segments: WTC Heist)
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Release date
Aug 29, 2008 (United States)

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Jean François Heckel
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Barry Greenhouse
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Guy F. Tozzoli
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Paul McGill
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David Demato
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Ardis Campbell
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Aaron Haskell
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Shawn Dempewolff-Barrett
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David Roland Frank
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Laurence Gates
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Bruce Kocher
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Joel Ney
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7.7 / 10 | 50,883 votes