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Man on Wire

2008 Rated PG-13 1hr 34m

Philippe Petit captured the world's attention in 1974 when he walked across a high wire between New York's Twin Towers. This Oscar winner for Best Documentary explores the preparations that went into the stunt as well as the event and its aftermath.

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Movie Details

2009 BAFTA®
  • Best British Film
2009 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature
Some sexuality and nudity, and drug references
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus footage; audio commentary; deleted scenes; animated short; interview with Philippe Petit.