Steve McQueen is ideally cast as a champion race car driver, participating in the famed 24-hour race headquartered in Le Mans, France. Though dedicated to Going for the Gold, McQueen finds time to romance widowed Elga Andersen. The dramatic angle to this plot wrinkle is that McQueen may well have been responsible for the death of Andersen's husband during a previous car pile-up. Director John Sturges, who'd previously helmed Steve McQueen's legendary motorcycle chase scenes in The Great Escape, was originally slated to direct Le Mans, but withdrew from the project; it was then taken over by Lee H. Katzin.
- Stars:Steve McQueen, Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Fred Haltiner, Luc Merenda, Christopher Waite, Louise Edlind, Angelo Infanti, Jean-Claude Bercq, Michele Scalera, Gino Cassani, Alfred Bell, Carlo Cecchi, Richard Rüdiger,
- Director:Lee H. Katzin,
- Writer:Harry Kleiner
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 ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Le Mans torrent reviews
(de) wrote: an interesting, different, icy little thriller with a great per image from Julianne Moore. it may be a little tonally uneven but I still enjoyed it quite a bit. an entertaining David Cronenberg movie worth a watch.
(nl) wrote: Remake of the old 80s New Zealand TV series isn't anywhere as creepy. The Mr Wilberforce of the original TV series cameos as an old man working in his backyard. The fact that it is movie length though, means that a lot of the less interesting scenes from the TV show have been omitted and there is more action.
(au) wrote: a nicely done look at two cultures, heart-felt, funny and inspiring
(us) wrote: This is the only spoiler I'm going to offer. The last line is said by Sam Huntington, and he asks his friends about Episode I, "What if the movie sucks?" I asked myself the same question right when I was about to watch this movie.
(jp) wrote: Ed Harris adds spice to a good western--Good ole cowboy shoot 'em up!!
(au) wrote: hexxus I have to say is the greatest villain I have ever seen.
(gb) wrote: Even though its poster makes it look like some kind of Golan-Globus mish-mash, this is a very good film: uplifting, thought-provoking, and tenderly inspiring. Yeah, I said tenderly.
(es) wrote: Joseph Manduke & Donald Byrd stuff!
(fr) wrote: A masterpiece!!! I couldn't stop laughing, which doesn't often happen. Jacques Tati is a genius and this movie is his best.