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Petit plans a return to the heights of New York

Following the Oscar win for the documentary Man on Wire, Phillipe Petit says that he plans his next tightrope walk this fall in an as-yet-undisclosed location in Manhattan. The secrecy surrounding Petit's preparations could result in the same surprise and astonishment from the public during his tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974, as documented in the film.
April 15, 2009

Following the Oscar win for the documentary Man on Wire, Phillipe Petit says he’s planning his next tightrope walk this fall in an as-yet-undisclosed location in Manhattan. The secrecy surrounding Petit’s preparations could result in the same surprise and astonishment from the public that met his tightrope walk between the towers of the World Trade Center in 1974, as documented in the film.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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