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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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Mark Monroe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Fassbender ... Narrator
Lewis Hamilton ... Himself
Niki Lauda ... Himself
Michael Schumacher ... Himself
Jackie Stewart ... Himself
Jenson Button ... Himself
Mario Andretti Mario Andretti ... Himself
Sebastian Vettel Sebastian Vettel ... Himself
Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell ... Himself
Damon Hill Damon Hill ... Himself
Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone ... Himself
Eddie Jordan Eddie Jordan ... Himself
Emerson Fittipaldi Emerson Fittipaldi ... Himself
Nina Rindt Nina Rindt ... Herself (archive footage)
Martin Brundle Martin Brundle ... Himself
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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


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Release Date:

1 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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1: Life on the Limit See more »

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During the sequence depicting the 1996 Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne, several shots from the 1994 Australian Grand Prix held at Adelaide are included, as well as other races from as late as 2006. There are also onboard shots of Michael Schumacher driving for both Ferrari and Benetton. The race is also implied to have been running for at least some time before Martin Brundle'a accident, which in reality occurred early in the first lap. See more »

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Pulsating look into events which shaped modern day Formula 1
2 March 2014 | by skalwaniSee all my reviews

Often many an unenlightened fan dismisses the notion of a documentary as being boring, especially one to do with racing. "Au contra-ire" my skeptical friend, I heartily recommend this to you, for it has all the ingredients of a regular movie - excitement, passion, true events, story of individuals willing to go past the edge, push the envelope and draw us into their piercing journey. One gets to learn about many of the sports legends, their views and how major events have shaped it. We get brief lessons into the history of F1 and for any fan - as well as newbie to the sport - this is mandatory knowledge and helps us appreciate to a high degree the ultimate of man & machine together and what they face.


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