Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world's hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 ... See full summary »
Lee H. Katzin
This is the inside story of 5 men risking all for glory in the Mount Everest of Motor Sport: Le Mans 24 Hours. With unparalleled behind-the-scenes access and cutting-edge 3D, this gripping film brings racing to the screen as never before.
The Amazon Original Series draws from unprecedented access to more than 17,000 hours of footage and over 2,600 scrapbooks from Hefner's personal archives, chronicling the life of an American icon and the history of the brand he created.
Adam Jonas Segaller
In the early 1960s, Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari went to war on the battlefield of Le Mans. This epic battle saw drivers lose their lives, family dynasties nearly collapse and the development of a new race car that changed racing.
Focusing on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a race like no other and the most elite endurance motorsport race in the world. Taking place in France each year, it is an endurance test for drivers and cars that takes a full day to complete. With unprecedented access to six of the best-in-class teams, high-tech cars, and professional drivers, this mini-series travels to team shops and test tracks around the globe to look at preparations in the run-up to the 2015 event. It then covers the highs and lows of the race to provide and in-depth look at those who put it all on the line for glory in what's known as "the Mount Everest of motorsports."
Could have been great, but ruined by moronic narration and editing
This could have been a great series - the photography is excellent, the interviews with drivers and crews are fun and informative, and the exploration of the differing technologies within the competing cars is fascinating. Unfortunately, the series was ruined by moronic, reality-TV style narration and editing. The insincere, melodramatic tones of the amateur narrators that are piped through "small radio-speaker" sound filters made me cringe every time I heard them. The choppy editing speeds up and slows down cars to try to create more drama, and draws attention to itself and away from the race. This series is a huge disappointment.
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