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Michael Cole over 2 years ago
Very interesting story, it makes me excited for the Joseph Gordon-Levitt adaptation.
Nat Voisey 3 years ago
Some parts were utterly amazing. Sad that the visual was too long for the short story.
Damian Campo over 3 years ago
The story is too slow, it's a great movie for people who enjoy documentaries
emilio murillo over 3 years ago
Exciting. Mesmerizing. The tension that builds up at the end is unmeasurable. Truly great.
Brad Mcknight almost 4 years ago
Interesting documentary sadly not much re-watch value
Dónal Kennedy 4 years ago
Beautifully scored, with enough childlike whimsy to warm any heart.
Ivan D'souza almost 5 years ago
Captivating story of a man with an incredible and outrageous ambition skilfully told.
Zach Sly almost 5 years ago
A spectacular achievement portrayed in the most boring way possible. Thank you BBC.
Thomas Waterman almost 5 years ago
footage and old photos were really good to see, scenery stunning, story wasn't too great
Bridget Gettys almost 5 years ago
Visually stunning. Breathtaking use of Satie's piano sonata.
Rohan Menzies 5 years ago
Watched this at a film festival. I don't remember any of the others. Incredible story.
Keith Shorey 5 years ago
Incredibly captivating. Philippe Petit depicts a wonderfully powerful story.
Lizzie over 5 years ago
Had trouble distinguishing flashback footage from re-enactments. This awed me, regardless.
Sid Arthur over 5 years ago
surprisingly fascinating. Amazing character.
Kenneth Chisholm over 5 years ago
The amazing true story of an artistic daredevil who defined a decade's pop culture verve.
James Sadler almost 6 years ago
Awe inspiring.
Nate McBean almost 6 years ago
Gripping (9/12/2010)
Brian Maddern over 6 years ago
interesting exploit, excellent documentary
Kristin Polglaze over 6 years ago
Amazing story!
Man on Wire is a 2008 British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center. It is based on Philippe Petit's book, To Reach the Clouds, recently released in paperback with the new title Man on Wire. The title of the movie is taken from the police report that led to the arrest (and later release) of Petit, whose performance had lasted for almost one hour. The film is crafted like a heist film, presenting rare footage of the preparations for the event and still photographs of the walk, alongside reenactments (with Paul McGill as the young Petit) and present-day interviews with the participants. It competed in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize: World Cinema Documentary and the World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary. In February 2009, the film won the BAFTA for Outstanding British Film, the Independent...
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