Man On Wire (12)

Monday 28th September 2009

Doors and bar open 7pm, film starts 8pm

Meal Deal available at the Royal Oak Inn, Lostwithiel. Ring 01208 872552 to book your film tickets and table.

Our second season began in September with Man On Wire. Recreated through archive material, Man On Wire is a documentary about Philippe Petit, a French wire-walker who in 1974 broke into the World Trade Centre and staged a wire-walk between the two towers. The story has the suspense and tension of a heist movie and was directed by James Marsh, who was born in Truro.

Channel 4 Films said “A quietly inspirational tale of a larger-than-life oddball”, The Times said “Simply exhilarating

Man On Wire was shown on Monday 28th September, at the Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel.

Screening details

Date: 28 September 2009

Time: Doors and bar open 7pm, film starts 8pm

Film details

Year: 2008

Country: UK, USA

Director: James Marsh

Cast: Philippe Petit, Jean Fran├žois Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Certificate: 12

Length: 94 min