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Man on Wire

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Directed by James Marsh
United Kingdom, United States, 2008
Documentary, Biography, History

Synopsis

This Oscar-winning documentary depicts the “artistic crime of the century” in which French tightrope walker Philippe Petit performed a brave, illegal high-wire walk between the World Trade Center’s twin towers in New York City in 1974.

Synopsis

This Oscar-winning documentary depicts the “artistic crime of the century” in which French tightrope walker Philippe Petit performed a brave, illegal high-wire walk between the World Trade Center’s twin towers in New York City in 1974.

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Man on WireDirected byJames Marsh

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
2009 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features
Sundance Film Festival
2008 | 2 wins including: Grand Jury Prize (World Cinema Documentary Competition)
Independent Spirit Awards
2009 | Winner: Best Documentary
Village Voice Film Poll
2008 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature Film

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