Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
An extraordinary story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication: a white-knuckle drive with one of the greatest movie stars of all time, and the film that almost destroyed him.
Deleted scene: Allan McNish
Deleted scene: Le Mans vs. Grand Prix
Stills: Documentary cast
Stills: Le Mans 24 Hour
Deleted scene: Mario's letter
Deleted scene: The motocross track
Interview: The cast
Deleted scene: Getting the perfect shot
Deleted scene: The cast after Le Mans
Stills: Chad McQueen's return to Le Mans
Film clip: Ahead of his time
Film clip: The greatest race
Film clip: The juice
Film clip: More than racing
Film clip: The sure thing
Film clip: The higher vision
Film clip: Danger on set
Film clip: An obsession
Film clip: Steve and the sexy beast
Film clip: Introducing the drivers
Film clip: It has to be real
Film clip: The lover of racing
Film clip: The low point
Film clip: The sex god
Film clip: The danger of racing
Hours of interview tapes with McQueen have been sourced
Maker's Statement: Gabriel Clarke & John McKenna, Directors
It seemed the perfect subject for our next television programme
Maker's Statement: Andrew Marriott, Executive Producer
Production notes: Production booklet
Mario Iscovich went to Le Mans as Steve’s assistant and went home looking for a new employer
Production notes: The global search for Steve McQueen
44 years later, a McQueen again steps foot on the Circuit de 24 Heures in Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Production notes: Chad McQueen's return to Le Mans
Hidden beneath a sound-stage and covered in dust, we have found between 400 and 600 boxes of film. Each one reads Le Mans along its spine...
Production notes: The holy grail
Hence our discovery of a long-abandoned (and equally long-forgotten) Swiss ‘making of’ documentary that was eventually located in a Paris ...
Production notes: An archive treasure trove
Sometimes, even to hardened cynics like film-makers and journalists, unforeseen combinations of circumstances can feel extraordinarily ...
Production notes: The David Piper letter
all entries into Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans carefully collated audio collection had one thing in common - they featured the ...
Production notes: Tale of the tapes
Never previously broadcast or publicly played, this recording was discovered during our film’s exhaustive research investigations...
Production notes: The final audio recording
The impact of 21 real people putting their all into the cues is electrifying - there’s a tangible life to the sound now ...
Production notes: Making the score
The emotional highs and lows of the documentary, created by the fine sound balance, between the sound elements, was now taking shape...
Production notes: The sound of The Man & Le Mans
A race tuned, 5 litre, beast. The maniacal, musical howl of the Ferrari V12. The soundtrack for these cars needed to be as authentic and ...
Production notes: The search for authenticity
Fascinating documentation of a passion project that went wrong, and what made its iconic star iconic
A treasure trove of fascinating, supposedly-lost footage from the film, with voiceover recorded by McQueen shortly before his death
A fascinating and entertaining documentary with excellent never-seen-before archive footage
One Room With a View
A fascinating look at Steve McQueen’s cinematic Waterloo
The Hollywood Reporter
…charts the chaos of what happened when the star’s ego combusted on the racetrack
The Sunday Times – Driving
Nominated: Golden Eye
Festival de Cannes
London Film Festival
San Sebastian Film Festival
Film Fest Gent
Adelaide Film Festival
New Zealand International Film Festival
Foyle Film Festival
Deauville American Film Festival
|Genres||Documentary, Feature, Sport|
|Cast||Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, John Sturges, Neile Adams, Lee H. Katzin, Alan Trustman, Jonathan Williams|
|Writer, Director & Producer||Gabriel Clarke|
|Director & Producer||John McKenna|
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