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Works Intl. picks up ‘Man on Wire’

Discovery controls U.S. rights

LONDON — James Marsh’s feature doc “Man on Wire” has been picked up for foreign sales by the Works Intl.

Pic is a re-telling of Philippe Petit’s attempt to walk a high wire between the buildings of New York’s World Trade Center in 1974. It will premiere at Sundance next month in the World Cinema Documentary Competition.

U.S. sales are being handled by Discovery Films, and U.K. sales by the production company Wall to Wall.

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