Man on Wire Reviews

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July 24, 2008
Armed with the standard operating tools of documentary filmmaking, James Marsh leads audiences through Petit & Co.'s preparation and execution of this incredible feat of performance art.
July 23, 2008
As the film traces how he plotted his Word Trade Center walk, it starts to feel almost like a heist movie, as Mr. Petit and his cronies map out each minute detail over the course of month.
May 5, 2008
Delightful and finally transcendent documentary.
May 2, 2008
A surprisingly entertaining, poignant documentary about the most notorious high-wire walk ever.
April 26, 2008
Exhilarating... a crowd-pleaser in such witty, poetic ways that even an art-house curmudgeon couldn't deny its tidy vigor.
January 28, 2008
James Marsh's Man on Wire erupts onscreen as one of the most wildly entertaining docs of recent years.
January 22, 2008
It is one of the most suspenseful, white-knuckled films of the year.
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