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Le Mans (1971)  link to Le Mans on IMDb  

Number: 864

poster Le Mans

IMDb Rating:
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6.8/10 (8091 votes)

Country: USA, 106 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German, French, Italian

Genre(s): Action, Drama, Adventure, Sport

Director(s): Lee H. Katzin

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.


photo Steve McQueen Steve McQueen Michael Delaney
photo Siegfried Rauch Siegfried Rauch Erich Stahler
photo Elga Andersen Elga Andersen Lisa Belgetti
photo Ronald Leigh-Hunt Ronald Leigh-Hunt David Townsend
photo Luc Merenda Luc Merenda Claude Aurac

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c6p32

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1