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Certificate 12A
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Philippe Petit
Paul McGill
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Man On Wire
Breathtaking high-wire antics in a dangerous documentary


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Documentary remembering daredevil high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s startling 1974 tightrope walk between the two towers of the World Trade Center - a unique feat made all the more extraordinary by the fact that the entire stunt was illegal and deliberately planned as “the artistic crime of the century”...


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Recounting the simple story of a complicated character, this scales giddy emotional heights, revealing a portrait of a man teetering on the brink, in more ways than one...


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