Man on Wire


Friday, February 20, 2009

Philippe Petit's unauthorized walk on a high wire between the World Trade Center towers transfixed the world in 1974. The Oscar-nominated documentary "Man on Wire" depicts how an acrobat and a rag-tag team of friends pulled off this extraordinary feat. Kurt visits the site of the walk (now Ground Zero) with Petit and director James Marsh

Philippe Petit walks between the Twin Towers: (an excerpt from Magnolia Pictures' "Man On Wire")

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James Marsh and Philippe Petit

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