Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans
- US / UK
- 1h 42min
- Directed by: Gabriel Clarke/John McKenna
- Cast: Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, John Sturges
- UK release: 20 November 2015
- Website: www.themanlemans.com
Workmanlike if repetitive documentary about Steve McQueen's attempts to make 1971's Le Mans the 'ultimate racing picture', which were ultimately foiled by innumerable problems, not least the absence of a script. Interesting enough as film history, more compelling for its unflattering portrait of the star as a selfish, arrogant womaniser.
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Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans16 Nov 2015
Repetitive yet still interesting documentary about the titular screen icon
35 years after his death, Steve McQueen remains the epitome of effortless cool. His screen persona of the taciturn, flinty, lone wolf dominates the 1960s from his scene-stealing young pretender in The Magnificent Seven to his Bogart-like San Francisco…
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