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Man on Wire

Man on Wire

2008 | James Marsh

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."

Average rating   8 out of 10

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Peter Buchardt     2009-01-18 8 out of 10

Very good documentary. I had heard about this phenomnon. But I actually thought it was something that happened recently. Well the movie gives a very good description of how Philippe Petit in 1974 sneaked into the twin towers and put a wire between them and then wlaked between the to towers for 45 minutes.

It's all about a man who does what he dreams about. I makes you feel like you should do more to persue your own dreams. Kind of like Into The Wild did for me...

8 of 10 for moving experience in best documentary style.

- Peter




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