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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Fassbender ... Narrator
Niki Lauda ... Himself
Lewis Hamilton ... Himself
Michael Schumacher ... Himself
Mario Andretti Mario Andretti ... Himself
Jackie Stewart ... Himself
Jenson Button ... Himself
Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone ... Himself
Sebastian Vettel Sebastian Vettel ... Himself
Damon Hill Damon Hill ... Himself
Eddie Jordan Eddie Jordan ... Himself
Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell ... Himself
John Surtees ... Himself
Robert Kubica Robert Kubica ... Himself - Polish Formula One Driver
Emerson Fittipaldi Emerson Fittipaldi ... 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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1 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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1: Life on the Limit See more »

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Just watched this for perhaps the third time. Outstanding.
20 February 2017 | by craigoseniorSee all my reviews

For a film of this genre. Sport documentary? It is truly brilliant. I am not an F1 fan, but I am a petrolhead, I prefer rally and motorcycle racing, even touring cars, because the action is always closer and consequently more interesting, but I appreciate than Formula 1 i the pinnacle of motorsport. This film/documentary has everything: a history of the sport, an insight into the constructors, the drivers and the men behind the organisation too. It is a fascinating watch. I could go on and on. Maybe I will add to this later, but for now: it made me gape, it made me laugh and it made me cry. What more could I ask for?


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