Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama
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 »
Derek Bell had a lucky escape during shooting. The Ferrari 512 he was driving suddenly caught fire while he was getting into position for a take. He managed to get out of the car just before it was engulfed in flames and received only minor burns. The car was badly damaged but later rebuilt.
Michael, I want you to drive flat out. I want Porsche to win Le Mans.
While the track announcements are given in both French and English at the beginning of the race (and movie), throughout the rest of the movie they are in English only, which would not occur at Le Mans.
English, French, Italian, German
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