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Man on wire [DVD/videorecording] / Discovery Films, BBC Storyville, and the UK Film Council present ; a Wall to Wall production, in association with Red Box Films ; directed by James Marsh ; produced by Simon Chinn.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Climax Public Library DVD 791.3 MAN (Text) 33500009992629 Main Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2008

Content descriptions

General Note: Special features (43 min.): "Philippe Petit - Sydney, 1973" short film (20 min.); "An interview with Philippe Petit" (13 min.); "The man who walked between the Towers" animated film (c2005, 10 min.).
Based on the memoir: To reach the clouds / by Philippe Petit.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Igor Martinovic ; film editor, Jinx Godfrey ; music by Michael Nyman, J. Ralph.
Participant or Performer Note: Philippe Petit.
Summary, etc.: "On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century"--Container.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexuality, nudity, and drug use.
System Details Note: DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Widescreen format (1.78:1) ;Dolby digital 5.1 or Dolby digital 2.0.
Language Note: In English, with optional Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note: Academy Award for Documentary Feature, 2008.
Subject: Petit, Philippe, 1949-
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.)
Aerialists > France > Biography.
Tightrope walking > New York (State) > New York.
Acróbatas y acrobacias > Francia > Biografía.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Biographical (Nonfiction)
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