Twin Towers film draws mixed response from critics
27 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Director Robert Zemeckis and leading man Joseph Gordon-Levitt attended the premiere in New York
A film about Philippe Petit’s high-wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center has had its world premiere in New York.
Robert Zemeckis’s film The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit, was the opening night film of the New York Film Festival on Saturday.
The film charts Petit’s efforts to tightrope between the towers in 1974.
Mixed reviews have seen critics call the film both a “glimmering dream” and “wholly false”.
Petit’s tale was first committed …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment