#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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 kilometers of cordoned country road. Every few hours the two drivers per car alternate – but it’s still a challenge for concentration and material. In the focus is the duel between the German Stahler in Ferrari 512LM and the American Delaney in Gulf Team Porsche 917. Delaney is under extraordinary pressure, because the year before he caused a severe accident, in which his friend Lisa’s husband was killed.
Plot: Filmed during the annual 24-hour endurance race at Le Mans, Michael Delaney is a Porsche driver haunted by the memory of an accident at the previous year’s race in which a competing driver was killed. Delaney also finds himself increasingly infatuated with the man’s widow.
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Excellent and realistic docu-film
An excellent film for all fans of McQueen and/or motor sport.
It is almost documentary in style, with a side helping of his character’s motivations and torments.
Having been to Le Mans in 1999, seeing the film again made me appreciate how realistic it is and how some things have changed so little, others more so, in the near 30 years since it was made.
Michael Schumacher, eat your heart out!
I’ve seen this film many a time plus I’ve had to put it on many more times for my son even though he’s only 2 years old! This is because he loves the sound of the cars.
In the film, although I like listening to the cars myself, and how realistic the film is, it could have done with just a little bit more dialogue although I do understand it’s very difficult to have a dialogue when you’re racing.
The bits I found the funniest were, first of all, when a tyre on the leading Ferarri car went flat. My opinion of this was either the mechanics didn’t think to put air in the tyre first, general wear and tear of the tyre, or was the tyre punctured? I would’ve loved to have found out. The other was Steve McQueen’s two-fingered salute right at the end. I was surprised at the German driver’s reaction to this. I thought he would be getting ready to punch him.
If I was selected to do a profile of the characters in this film, I would have to praise Steve McQueen’s character for his honesty in one scene of the film where he’s admitting he’s at fault for his own accident although the type of accident he had was very common in any Le Mans race. This scene really stuck out because drivers of this day and age, particularly F1 drivers, seem to blame each other for any accidents they have rather than accept liability themselves.
It’s also good to see the characters being friendly with each other rather than behaving like enemies, which is what racing drivers these days tend to do.
All in all, it’s a very good film despite the lack of dialogue. I would personally like to visit Le Mans to see the course for real and even drive on it. But I would probably be rather scared to be a passenger in a car with Steve McQueen driving as I read that he drove like a maniac off film sets as well as on them. Ironically, I loved watching him drive in his films, particularly this one.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 46 min (106 min)
Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Director Lee H. Katzin
Writer Harry Kleiner
Actors Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Production Company Solar Productions, Cinema Center 100 Productions
Sound Mix 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints), Mono (35 mm prints)
Aspect Ratio 2.20 : 1 (70 mm prints), 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (color)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Panavision (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm, 70 mm (blow-up)