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Man on Wire

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Man on Wire
JL Blondeau/Polaris

Man on Wire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
Limited Release Date:
07/25/08
performer:
Paul McGill, Aaron Haskell
director:
James Marsh
distributor:
Magnolia Pictures
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B

A documentary that unfolds like a heist film, Man on Wire revisits Petit’s daring 1974 high-wire dance between the World Trade Center towers. Petit is a shameless narcissist but a born raconteur, who in an EXTRAS interview considers himself a poet ”who decided to write in the sky” upon a ”two-headed dragon.” B