Philippe Petit (French pronunciation: [filip pəti]; born 13 August 1949) is a French high-wire artist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, on the morning of August 7, 1974 as well as his high wire walk between the towers of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, 1971.
The Twin Towers High-Wire Walk, 40 Years Ago Forty years ago, New York awoke to find Philippe Petit walking on a wire between the 110-story Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Author:
Aug 01, 2008 · Claim your page and control your brand across IMDb & Amazon and lying on a wire he and friends strung between the rooftops of the Twin Towers. Uses contemporary interviews, archival footage, and recreations to tell the story of his previous walks between towers of Notre Dame and of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, his passions and friendships
Mar 26, 2012 · Frenchman Philippe Petit walks across a wire between the twin towers. Rated 3.67 by 9 Viewers. Director: James Marsh Runtime: 01:34:07 we hear from the man himself and some of the co-conspirators who helped him create the unique and magnificent spectacle that became known as the artistic crime of the century.
Aug 07, 2014 · Forty years after gaining fame by crossing a high wire between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, Philippe Petit will walk on air again.
Forty years ago on Thursday, a 24-year-old Frenchman captivated the world when he walked across a steel high wire suspended between New York City’s Twin Towers.
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers By: Mordicai Gerstein Caldecott Medal Winner Gerstein, M. (2004). The man who walked between the towers. Roaring Brook. 1. Contemporary- Historical Picture Book 2. This book takes you on a journey of a man who decided he wanted to tight rope walk across the twin towers buildings in New York.
Apr 23, 2005 · Claim your page and control your brand across IMDb & Amazon. Try IMDbPro Free a young man befriends her parents and must figure out what he wants out of life. the plot, based on the true story of someone who attempted to walk between the Twin Towers, is short but sweet. Jake’s breathless will-he-won’t-he attitude actually had me wanting
The Walk is a 2015 American 3D biographical drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Christopher Browne and Zemeckis. It is based on the story of 24-year-old French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974.
Music by: Alan Silvestri
In 1974, Frenchman Philippe Petit walked across a tightrope stretched between the World Trade Center’s twin towers. The 1,350ft-high walk was six years in the planning, and afterwards Petit was