September 27, 2013
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Sports Film
Formula 1 racing is an intense and highly dangerous sport whose competitors risk a great deal when they hit the track. Two of those true-life racers were the highly skilled Austrian Niki Lauda and the glamorous Englishman James Hunt. The two of them had very different personalities and styles both behind the wheel and in their outside lives. The focus here is on a particularly important year for both of them. Both drivers have everything to lose but also everything to gain in 1976, when each stands as each other's chief competitor. The amount of preparation and sacrifice that is required in order to be triumphant in such a demanding sport is extensive, and the racers must think hard about whether their endeavors are worthwhile.