The Walk Movie Review (2015)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, The Walk is a dramatic thriller based on the life story of a French tight rope artist Philippe Petit, who makes an adventurous attempt to walk across 200 foot long wire between the World Trade Towers.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, The Walk is a dramatic thriller based on the life story of a French tight rope artist Philippe Petit, who makes an adventurous attempt to walk across 200 foot long wire between the World Trade Towers. The film has a long line up of stars with the likes of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, Steve Valentine and Charlotte Le Bon. Presented by Tristar Pictures, handsome Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the daredevil role of Petit. He is driven with his dream to walk over a tight rope between the World Trade Towers, for which he leaves his home in France to New York. Will his dream of walking big comes true forms the rest of the story!
First of all kudos to the director and cinematographer of the film! One cannot expect anything less than The Walk, from the director of Forrest Gump, Back to the Future franchise and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The film stuns audience with great scenes and stellar visual effects. The director, who is known for his excellence in CGI has once again proven his expertise on this genre. Joseph Gordon Levitt, has delivered onthe best performance in his career. One cannot stop raving about the spine chilling, scary and haunting visual effects and the incredible camera works. Especially the majestic heights of the Twin towers are captured in such a way that doesn't seem to end.
With the 3D effect, the film has successfully managed to make the heart beats rise for the audience. It has established how freaking scary the actual walk on a rope was. Every time Joseph Gordon Levitt walks on the rope, you will experience an edge of the seat thrilling moment. Infact, the distance between Petit's feet and the traffic on the road pumps up the heart beats of the audience. Ultimately The Walk is a MUST WATCH for its high standards of film making and its big walk!