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MIPTV Picks 2012: The Human Tower

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating "human towers" by climbing on top of each other.
March 24, 2012

This doc follows three teams from various countries around the world as they indulge in a time-honored tradition: creating “human towers” by climbing on top of each other. Hailing from Mumbai, India; Villafranca, Spain; and Santiago, Chile, the teams each show incredible amounts of drive and dedication to the endeavor, and viewers will be mesmerized by the efforts undertaken by hundreds of people to reach for the sky – efforts that can be utterly dashed by one wrong move.

Partners: Directed and produced by Ram Devineni, Cano Rojas; distributed by Goldcrest Films International (London)

Length: 1 x 52 minutes, 1 x 75 minutes

Premiering: 2012

Rights available: Worldwide in all formats excluding Spain, Chile and Andorra

About The Author
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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