Man on Wire 2008

Synopsis:

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.

Directed by: James Marsh
Written by: Philippe Petit
Release date: 2008-07-25
Runtime: 94 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline: 1974. 1350 feet up. The artistic crime of the century.
Cast:
Philippe Petit
Philippe Petit
Himself 
Annie Allix
Annie Allix
Herself 
David Forman
David Forman
Himself 
Alan Welner
Alan Welner
Himself