Of the rooftops to know where to tie up the wires

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of the rooftops to know where to tie up the wires; even looking for a way to bring all of the equipment past security and all the way to the top of the building without getting caught. The film builds up the progression of Petit’s desire to walk in between the buildings all the way until he actually gets to do it infront of New York city in broad daylight. The Film emphasizes his
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Juliao 2 fulfillment when he finally is able to accomplish this goal and proudly walks back and forth through the wire 8 times for more than 40 minutes until he is forced to back down from the wire by the authorities. Even though he was initially charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct, he became such an icon that these charges were officially dropped in exchange for a showcase of his wire walking skills in Central Park. It was very interesting to see how Marsh and Chinn put together the film in order to give the effect of telling a story while interviewing a group of people. Unlike previous films we have recently watched, this one had a much more serious and professional aspect when conducting the interviews. We listen to the details of the planning while at the same time looking at what the filmmakers considered a “replica” or similitude of what really happened. These scenes in the film were mostly shown in black and white, indicating that the actions shown were made to accompany the voice of the interviewees when narrating what happened back then. They were
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  • Fall '19
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