Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to star in Columbia TriStar’s “To Walk the Clouds,” Robert Zemeckis’ feature adaptation of the documentary “Man on Wire.” Gordon-Levitt will play Philippe Pettit, the…
Man On Wire
HBO Documentary Films has bought U.S. television rights to Madeleine Sackler’s docu “Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus,” which premieres Sept. 8 at the Toronto Film Fest. Docu…
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For British producers John Battsek and Simon Chinn, a narrative film doesn't necessarily mean a fiction film. "I don't subscribe to that semantic distinction," says Chinn, who produced Oscar-winner…
Expansion of voting body for British film portends a new era for kudofest.
Chinn has an impressive set of credits producing TV docs and docudramas. He got the idea for "Man on Wire" when he heard Philippe Petit on radio talking about his coup in walking an illegal tightrope…
James Marsh's look at Philippe Petit's daring 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers has already won nearly every critics prize leading up to the Oscars. It's artistic and…
Re-enactment-centered docus won the night as "Man on Wire" and "Waltz With Bashir" tied for distinguished feature honors Friday at the Intl. Documentary Assn. Awards.
"Man on Wire" is throwing out another line.
A man walks on a high-wire across the Twin Towers -- and how he does it -- is the grab-you-by-the-lapels premise from which James Marsh's "Man on Wire" erupts onscreen as one of the most wildly…