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Man on Wire

2008-07-25 | Documentary
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On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York's World Trade Center twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour of performing on the wire, 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan, he was arrested. This fun and spellbinding documentary chronicles Philippe Petit's "highest" achievement.
Director: James Marsh
Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel

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45 wins 58 nominations
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    Best Documentary, Features

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    Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film

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    World Cinema - Documentary

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The revenue of Man on Wire was 2,957,978 USD.
Man on Wire won 2009 Academy Awards, USA, 2009 BAFTA Awards, 2008 Sundance Film Festival, 2009 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, 2009 American Cinema Editors, USA, 2009 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards, 2009 Central Ohio Film Critics Association, 2009 Chlotrudis Awards, 2009 Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US, 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards and 32 others.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Man on Wire is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 89/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The director of Man on Wire is James Marsh.
The casts of Man on Wire are Philippe Petit starring as Himself, Jean François Heckel starring as Himself, Jean-Louis Blondeau starring as Himself, Annie Allix starring as Herself, David Forman starring as Himself, Alan Welner starring as Himself.
The genre of Man on Wire is Documentary.
The runtime of Man on Wire is 94 minutes.
The release date of Man on Wire is July 25, 2008.
On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York's World Trade Center twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour of performing on the wire, 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan, he was arrested. This fun and spellbinding documentary chronicles Philippe Petit's "highest" achievement..
On July 30, 2021, there were 5192 public reaction to Man on Wire including transcendent, recreating, meticulously planned, razor-thin, technical feat.
The certification of Man on Wire is PG-13.