Man on wire [electronic resource]/ Directed by James Marsh.
- Date Published: 2014.
- Distributor: Los Angeles : Magnolia Pictures, 2014.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Philippe Petit, Annie Allix, Jean-Louis Blondeau.
|Summary, etc.:|| On August 7, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the World Trade Center's twin towers in New York. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was finally released. This documentary incorporates Petit's footage to show the numerous extraordinary challenges he faced in completing the artistic crime of the century.
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