best of fest, sundance 2008

saw Man on Wire (Winner: World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary and World Cinema Audience Award, Documentary) and King of Ping Pong (World Cinema Jury Prize, Dramatic, and World Cinema Cinematography Award) last night. both fabulous.

Man on Wire had my hands sweating so much that my supercool fingerless gloves were soaked!

Man on Wire tells the story/stories of Philippe Petit (what an awesome name) who, in 1974, walked . . . more accurately, performed upon a highwire between the WTC Twin Towers.

espionage. suspense. fear. passion. t-o-t-a-l-l-y captivating.

an interview w/ director James Marsh and Philippe Petit: