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1 -- '"1" tells the story of a generation of Formula 1 drivers during the sport's deadliest period-those who risked their lives racing on the edge, and those who stood up to change the sport forever.
1 -- 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.


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The True Story of the Drivers Who Risked Their Lives and Changed the Sport Forever
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. | Add synopsis »
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Michael Fassbender ... Narrator

Niki Lauda ... Himself

Lewis Hamilton ... Himself

Michael Schumacher ... Himself
Mario Andretti ... Himself

Jackie Stewart ... Himself

Jenson Button ... Himself
Sebastian Vettel ... Himself
Bernie Ecclestone ... Himself
Damon Hill ... Himself
Martin Brundle ... Himself
Nigel Mansell ... Himself
Jody Scheckter ... Himself
Sid Watkins ... Himself
Emerson Fittipaldi ... Himself
Nina Rindt ... Herself (archive footage)
Jacky Ickx ... Himself
Eddie Jordan ... Himself
John Surtees ... Himself
Max Mosley ... Himself
Robert Kubica ... Himself - Polish Formula One Driver
Koen Vergeer ... Himself
Roy Topp ... Himself
Brett Lunger ... Himself
Clive Chapman ... Himself
Eddie Dennis ... Himself
John Hogan ... Himself
Paddy McNally ... Himself
John Watson ... Himself
Sally Swart ... Herself
Herbie Blash ... Himself
Lord Hesketh ... Himself
Nigel Roebuck ... Himself
John Barnard ... Himself
John Miles ... Himself
Brigitte Hill ... Herself
Maurice Hamilton ... Himself
Jane Birbeck ... Herself
Jo Ramirez ... Himself
Freddie Hunt ... Himself
Colin Chapman ... Himself (archive footage)
François Cévert ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Enzo Ferrari ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Hunt ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ronnie Peterson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Peter Revson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ayrton Senna ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Roger Williamson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Crowder 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Monroe 

Produced by
Tobin Armbrust .... executive producer
Jonathan Bracey-Gibbon .... associate producer
Alexander Yves Brunner .... executive producer
Guy East .... executive producer
Michele Farinola .... co-producer
Nicholas Ferrall .... associate producer: Spitfire Pictures
Rodney Frazier .... co-producer
Mike Montgomery .... co-producer
Michael Shevloff .... producer
Nigel Sinclair .... producer
Alison Taupier .... co-producer
Ian Watermeier .... co-producer
Glen Zipper .... executive producer
Original Music by
Matter Music (original music by)
Film Editing by
Paul Crowder 
Production Management
Jamie Boulton .... post-production supervisor
Sound Department
Lon Bender .... supervising sound editor
Beau Borders .... co-supervising sound editor
Beau Borders .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeremy B. Davis .... sound effects editor
William R. Dean .... co-supervising sound editor (as Bill Dean)
William R. Dean .... sound designer (as Bill Dean)
Alan Hayslip .... sound effects librarian
Nicholas Interlandi .... sound editor
Andy Koyama .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryan Meadows .... sound designer
Ceri Thomas .... mix technician
Camera and Electrical Department
Pedro Guimaraes .... steadicam operator: 3D
John Betancourt .... ultimate arm operator (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Robert Benedict .... assistant editor
Jamie Boulton .... additional editor
Jamie Boulton .... first assistant editor
Alexandra De La Vega .... post-production supervisor
Andy Lichtstein .... digital colorist
Lara Mazzawi .... first assistant editor
David Palmer .... additional editor
Andrew Payne .... additional editor
Juan Rodriguez .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ric Markmann .... musical director
Dan Pinnella .... musical director
Chris Wagner .... musical director
Transportation Department
Brian Mussetter .... camera car driver
Other crew
Pavel P. Bozhkov .... production assistant
Kate Coe .... archival research and clearances
Andy Gosche .... producers asssistant
Beau Ste. Marie .... post prodution coordinator

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Factual errors: In an early "newspaper clipping" montage, Tazio Nuvolari's name is misspelled.See more »


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23 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
1 car, 1 life. F1 safety evolution., 26 October 2013
Author: Gareth Heycock from Gloucester

Just to clarify that I would have rated this excellent documentary at 8.0 but marked up to 10. 1 out of 10? Really? As an avid fan of f1 during the golden area I found this an epic watch. Brundles amazing escape in the Jordan at the start had nothing to do with fortune and everything to do with the evolution of the sport over many years. Rewind to the birth and beginning of F1 and get ready to be shocked, awed and inspired as we progress through generations gone by. Reliving the harrowing moments where legends are lost sends shivers down your spine and makes you appreciate the levels of in car safety reached in the modern era. If, like me, you dig the engineering as well as the racing you will enjoy this doc.

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