The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.
We might like to believe that this sort of thing cannot happen here, but it can and did.
I personally hope that the careers of all the courageous filmmakers have not been too badly damaged, but I fear that they have.
We support the right of Oliver Stone to make "W" which he has admitted is a creative work, designed around certain published facts...but the DOCU-DRAMA "The Path to 9/11" was attacked with a fervor that would've made the former Soviets proud.
I want to thank the makers of this film and the original film it is about for their courage under fire.
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