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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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Richard De Aragues
2 nominations. See more awards »

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

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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Documentary | Sport

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Officially broke the £1m mark at the UK box office by 23rd May, 2011. See more »

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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 »

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References No Limit (1935) See more »

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Getaway
Performed by The Music
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TT3D..................Cracking movie
25 April 2011 | by billhoxSee all my reviews

This film tells it like it is, through a racers eyes, all the blood sweat and tears of road racing at its fastest, and sometimes, with its most brutal side for all to see. Once the island has got in your head, it is very difficult to shake it out, to these guys it is like a drug, which they keep going back for more and more, no matter what happens. It is without doubt the best bike orientated film I have ever seen. The TT is a mecca for most motorcyclists, this film gives an insight into why we all go to visit year on year. The choices of focus are well chosen, with three distinct types of rider. Guy Martin, who tells it as he sees it, yet to win a TT event. But a win cannot be far away for Martin. John McGuiness, the hardened 15 times TT winner, bags of experience and guile and no mean rider, very skillful. Ian Hutchinson, cool, focused, a very fast rider. When the film was made Hutchy went on to win 5 races in the TT week, a feat never done before. This mix of character helped make the movie an unmissable experience. To give you an idea how good a movie this is, my wife ain't into bikes, but she was glued to this from start to finish. one word describes it..............Brilliant.


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Country:

UK | Isle Of Man

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

CLOSER TO THE EDGE マン島TTライダー See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,034,200
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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