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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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