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Le Mans 66 film

Post by simonjrwinter » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:03 pm

Bloody superb film, loved it.
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Post by agnoraan » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:37 am

Me too, saw it last night and going again today, absolutely brilliant film.
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Post by Migge » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:41 am

Was not in yet but they say that it is historical not correct in some parts.
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Re: Le Mans 66 film

Post by clive » Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:30 am

I haven't been to the cinema for over 20 years, perhaps this will change that.
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Re: Le Mans 66 film

Post by simonjrwinter » Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:30 am

Several technical inaccuracies (fiat didn’t buy into Ferrari until ‘69,) and the whole British connection was swept under the carpet somewhat (we designed and built the bloody thing, Shelby merely developed it) but still a great film. Watch it with an open mind and enjoy ( in the same way you’d watch an American made WW2 film if you get my drift 😜)

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Re: Le Mans 66 film

Post by KevinW » Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:33 pm

simonjrwinter wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:30 am
Several technical inaccuracies (fiat didn’t buy into Ferrari until ‘69,) and the whole British connection was swept under the carpet somewhat (we designed and built the bloody thing, Shelby merely developed it) but still a great film. Watch it with an open mind and enjoy ( in the same way you’d watch an American made WW2 film if you get my drift 😜)

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and 'Carol Shelby was oe of the greatest car designers' ....hmmm....did he actually design anything...ever?
Respect to the man, but credit where its due.

Worth a watch, opening sequence abs superb, as was all of the driving action.
Not happy about seeing a 17" wheel on a Daytona!

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Post by StewbieC » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:06 pm

Absolutely loved it.
A real tribute to Ken Miles. Yes some inaccuracies but that didnt spoil it one bit.
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Post by Migge » Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:38 am

Movie was better than expected :-)
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Post by StewbieC » Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:34 pm

I agree Migge,
I especially like the little touches such as Peters Aston Villa shirt and Kens Aston Villa scarf on the hook in the back of the pit garage. 8)
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Re: Le Mans 66 film

Post by KevinW » Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:18 pm

- also noticed the Lola model kit on the shelf in the boy's bedroom, the copious tea drinking, and the door sequence at Le Mans.

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