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Man on wire = L'homme sur le fil

Author: James MarshSimon ChinnIgor MartinovicJinx GodreyMichael NymanAll authors
Publisher: Toronto : Mongrel Media ; [Place of publication not identified] : [Distributed by] Métropole Films Distribution, ℗2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On August 7, 1974, a young Frenchman named Phillippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was released. The documentary looks at the adventure through Petit's and his co-conspirators testimony.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Feature films
Biografía
Named Person: Philippe Petit; Philippe Petit
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Marsh; Simon Chinn; Igor Martinovic; Jinx Godrey; Michael Nyman; Philippe Petit; Magnolia Pictures (Firm); Mongrel Media.; Métropole Films Distribution.; Discovery Films.; BBC Storyville (Firm); UK Film Council.; Wall to Wall (Firm); Red Box Films.
OCLC Number: 298935634
Language Note: Optional English and French subtitles. In English and French with English and French subtitles.
Notes: Special features: Philippe Petit's Sydney Harbor Bridge crossing (James Ricketson; 1973) -- Philipp Petit interview -- Animated short film "The Man who walked between the Towers.
Based on the book "To reach the clouds", by Philippe Petit.
Credits: Philippe Petit.
Performer(s): Director of photography, Igor Martinovic ; film editor, Jinx Godrey ; music, Michael Nyman.
Awards: Winner - Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury prize; audience award, World Cinema documentary.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Sydney Harbor bridge crossing.
Man who walked between the towers.
Homme sur le fil
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures, Discovery Films, BBC Storyville and the UK Film Council present a Wall to Wall production in association with Red Box Films ; produced by Simon Chinn ; directed by James Marsh.

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On August 7, 1974, a young Frenchman named Phillippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail before he was released. The documentary looks at the adventure through Petit's and his co-conspirators testimony.

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