Man on Wire: Film Guide

A film guide looking at Man on Wire (2008), exploring its key topics and th
A film guide looking at Man on Wire (2008), exploring its key topics and th

Ages

14–16

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Man on Wire (2008), an adrenaline-fuelled documentary following Philipe Petit who, in 1974, walked along a tightrope between New York's Twin Towers without permission from the authorities.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Film Studies and Psychology in addition to highlighting themes surrounding historical events, life and death, fame and consumerism, and extreme sports.

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This Resource Supports

  • Film Studies
  • Psychology

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