PG | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
The names of six of the N.Y.P.D. rooftop police officers, Genco, Tessio, Hagan, Sollozzo, Cicci, and Clemenza, directly refer to The Godfather (1972).
"Why?" That is the question people ask me most. Pourquoi? Why? For what? Why do you walk on the wire? Why do you tempt fate? Why do you risk death. But, I don't think of it this way. I never even say this word, death. La mort. Yes of okay, I said it...
The injured foot of Philippe should have left more blood on the wire than actually appeared in the movie, where blood is seen on the wire in only one of two shots.
English, French, Czech
$1,972,274 (USA) (4 October 2015)
$10,137,502 (USA) (8 November 2015)
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