Man on Wire

2008

James Marsh
Director
BBC
Production Company
Discovery Films
Distributor
Magnolia Pictures
Distributor
UK Film Council
Production Company

Astonishing tale of Philippe Petit and his desire to walk a high wire strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.

Plays out like a real life episode of Mission: Impossible.

All this and a superb score cobbled together from the Michael Nyman back catalogue!



22nd January 2008
Sundance 2008






1st August 2008
Cinema



94 mins



9th December 2008
DVD



94 mins



26th December 2008
Blu-Ray



94 mins




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World Trade Center
World Trade Center
Philippe Petit
Himself
Jean François Heckel
Himself (as Jean-François Heckel)
Jean-Louis Blondeau
Himself
Annie Allix
Herself
David Forman
Himself
Alan Welner
Himself
Mark Lewis
Himself
Barry Greenhouse
Himself (as N. Barry Greenhouse)
Jim Moore
Himself
Guy F. Tozzoli
Himself (as Guy Tozzoli)
Paul McGill
Philippe Petit
David Demato
Jean-Louis - Drama Reconstructions
Ardis Campbell
Annie - Drama Reconstructions
Aaron Haskell
Jean-François - Drama Reconstructions
Shawn Dempewolff-Barrett
David - Drama Reconstructions (as Shawn Dempewolff)
David Roland Frank
Alan - Drama Reconstructions (as David Frank)
Megan Delay
The Admirer - Drama Reconstructions