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Rating: 8.5 stars

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Seen on: 01/02/2014

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Grand Prix (1966)

Directed by John Frankenheimer

Drama

Most recently watched by sensoria, sleestakk

Overview

The story tells about the confrontation of four first-class racers of Formula 1.  Each of the competitors had their own additional motivation to become a champion.  Their world is a risk and extreme, fast driving on the highway. The taste of adrenaline is what race lovers live. Outside of competition, they all experience personal dramas and upheavals, and the more important the desired title becomes for them.

Rated NR | Length 176 minutes

Actors

Albert Rémy | Yves Montand | Eva Marie Saint | Toshirō Mifune | Geneviève Page | Adolfo Celi | Rachel Kempson | Paul Frees | James Garner | Claude Dauphin | Donald O'Brien | Antonio Sabàto | Françoise Hardy | Enzo Fiermonte | Ralph Michael | Jessica Walter | Jack Watson | Brian Bedford | Jean Michaud | Graham Hill | Anthony Marsh | Tommy Franklin | Alan Fordney

Viewing Notes

Great movie with excellent cinematography, especially the racing scenes which are astounding. The sound design is excellent too. Easy to see how this won Oscars for editing, sound and sound effects. I would LOVE to see this in 35mm in a theater some day.

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