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TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Sport | 22 April 2011 (USA)
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Martin ...
Ian Hutchinson ...
John McGuinness ...
Michael Dunlop ...
Keith Amor ...
Bruce Anstey ...
John Barton ...
Paul Dobbs ...
Cameron Donald ...
Ryan Farquhar ...
Dave Hewson ...
Gary Johnson ...
Mark Miller ...
Dan Sayle and Klaus Klaffenbock ...
Jenny Tinmouth ...


By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to win the world's most dangerous race. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made the ultimate sacrifice in their quest for victory. A story about freedom of choice, the strength of human spirit and the will to win. It's also an examination of what motivates those rare few, this elite band of brothers who risk everything to win. The vision of top commercials director Richard de Aragues, this promises to be one of the most thrilling films of 2011. Written by CinemaNX

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Just because you're breathing doesn't mean you're alive.


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Release Date:

22 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Isle of Man - TT3D Hart am Limit  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£312,998 (UK) (22 April 2011)

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1.85 : 1
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The bicycle Guy Martin is seen riding throughout the film is an Orange Alpine 160. The bicycle was stolen shortly before the film's release. See more »


Narrator: Over the next seven days, there will be many scrapes and near misses, seven cracked vertebrae, four broken ribs, five life-threatening incidents, two bruised lungs and unfortunately, much worse.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credit with the film title appears as if painted on the road. The closing credits appear as if one looks down to the road while riding fast, with the credits floating over the asphalt. See more »


References The Social Network (2010) See more »


Closer the the Edge
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The Best Motor Sport film EVER
3 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is the best film about any kind of motor sport that I have EVER seen. This film creates the atmosphere of the Tourist Trophy Races, delves into the psyche of the riders, teams, marshalls and spectators, and is a no holds barred representation of the excitement, adrenalin, success and celebration, failure and heartache, sadness and tragedy, and most of all courage that is brought out by this event.

The production is superb, and three D also enhances the visual experience. The filming is also artistic and visually stunning, and shows the beauty of the Isle of Man to brilliant effect. The film is absolutely stunning, and I'd recommend viewing to anyone who is at all interested in motor sports in general, bike racing in particular, or getting behind the characters of the sportsmen and women involved.


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