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    Man on Wire at Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen

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    18 November 20:35 - 22:35
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  • In 1974, French tightrope artist Philippe Petit fixed a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Centre and, illegally and to the consternation of all those watching, walked it unaided.

    Still one of the most daring feats ever undertaken, this fascinating documentary explores the complexities of the man who flouted the laws of the land, and of nature itself, employing reconstructions, archival material and modern interviews to create a compelling yet ultimately mysterious portrait, enhanced by Michael Nyman’s evocative score.

    Winner of the 2008 EIFF Audience Award.