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(2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary, History, Sport | 1 October 2013 (USA)
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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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Paul Crowder

Writer:

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

English

Release Date:

1 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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1: Life on the Limit See more »

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At 1Hr 35 mins the footage showing Ayrton Senna on lap 6 at Imola (Gran Premio Di San Marino) just before his fatal accident shows the date as May 4th 1994, this is incorrect, the date was May 1st. 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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