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Film & Television

Man on Wire. Or: Movie as Metaphor

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
by Laura Sillerman If you are a bit weary of trying to piece together how we got into this economic mess, I recommend viewing “Man on Wire” released in theaters in summer of 2008 and now available on DVD. It is the story of Philippe Petite, the high wire artist who cunningly, brazenly, crazily, enlisted others to realize his compulsion…
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