Filmmaker Roman Polanski spends a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempts to win the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, offering an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers.
Shot in 3 days over a weekend in May 1971 during the 29th Monaco Grand Prix. A new epilogue with Roman Polanski and Jackie Stewart looking back 40 years later was shot in 2011. The same hotel room was used as an interview location both times.
"Re-cut and restored" version of the original "Weekend Of A Champion (1972)", with a 2011 post-film discussion between Jackie Stewart and Roman Polanski (begins at approx 71:15 minutes).
$4,100 24 November 2013