PICTURES – Director Robert Zemeckis stages the life of the famous French tightrope walker in his new film, due October 28. The opportunity to return to the greatest feats of balancing.
The tightrope walker Philippe Petit, aged 66, achieved in his life exceptional achievements. Of these, 8 August, 1974, the French market on cable stretched between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, more than 400 meters high. The event had made headlines around the world. His story interests today Robert Zemeckis, the director of Forrest Gump and Back to the Future, that has transcribed on the screen this historic moment with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The opportunity to return to the eight largest feats of tightrope.