August 7th, 2012: Man On Wire (2008)

Cast and Crew:  James Marsh (Director); Philippe Petit (Novel “To Reach the Clouds”); J. Ralph, Michael Nyman (Music); Philippe Petit, Paul McGill, David Demato, Ardis Campbell, Aaron Haskell, Shawn Dempewolff

What It’s About: A dramatized documentary chronicling French stuntman Philippe Petit’s walk across a tightrope strung between the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center.

Why Watch it Today?: Petit pulled off his stunt on this date in 1974.

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