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Road (2014)

Brothers addicted to speed. At any price. Motorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all motor sports. One in which men compete at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour on closed country ... See full summary »

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Michael Hewitt (co-director), Dermot Lavery (co-director)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Liam Neeson ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liam Beckett Liam Beckett ... Himself - Dunlop Family Friend
Siobhan Carter Siobhan Carter ... Herself - Romanian Orphanage Worker
Stephen Davison Stephen Davison ... Himself - Road Racing Writer & Photographer
Gary Dunlop Gary Dunlop ... Himself - Joey's Son
Jim Dunlop Jim Dunlop ... Himself - Joey & Robert's Brother
Joey Dunlop Joey Dunlop ... Himself (archive footage)
Linda Dunlop Linda Dunlop ... Herself - Joey's Wife
Louise Dunlop Louise Dunlop ... Herself - Robert's Wife
May Dunlop May Dunlop ... Herself - Joey & Robert's Mother
Michael Dunlop Michael Dunlop ... Himself - Robert Dunlop's Youngest Son
Robert Dunlop Robert Dunlop ... Himself (archive footage)
William Dunlop William Dunlop ... Himself - Robert Dunlop's Eldest Son
John Harris John Harris ... Himself - Joey's Sponsor & Friend
Linda Laverty Linda Laverty ... Herself - Robert & Joey's Sister
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Brothers addicted to speed. At any price. Motorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all motor sports. One in which men compete at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour on closed country roads. Roads that are lined with trees, telegraph posts, stone walls. Ireland and the Isle of Man are two of the few places in the world where the sport still survives. Narrated by Liam Neeson, this is the dramatic and poignant story of two sets of brothers from Northern Ireland who have dominated road racing for over thirty years. Two generations of one family that have been united by success. And united by tragedy. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing to fear, everything to lose.

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Country:

UK | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Road TT - Sucht nach Geschwindigkeit See more »

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Tribute to a great racing family
29 September 2014 | by johneofficialSee all my reviews

A very decent attempt by the director on the life of the Dunlop brothers. Excellent choice of adding Liam Neeson's voice as the story teller which is captivating. The films has some real footage of the racers and their talents. Watch it for the sheer exemplary and the sacrifice of this family has made towards street and professional motorcycle racing. They need an applause. The movies focuses mainly on joey and his brother Robert dun-lop. The movie tells us how dangerous the sport of road racing and the consequences it puts on the rider and his family. There's a great amount of reality in the movie because its based on a true life story of a person. Overall a great movie to watch if you are into motorcycle racing and a being a rider.


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