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1 : life on the limit : the story of the drivers that risked their lives and the men that changed the sport forever

Paul Crowder (director), Michael Fassbender (narrator), Matter Music (composer)

1 : life on the limit : the story of the drivers that risked their lives and the men that changed the sport forever

Genre:
Overzicht van de geschiedenis en de huidige stand van zaken van het Formule 1 autoracen.
Subject
Autosport
Title
1 : life on the limit : the story of the drivers that risked their lives and the men that changed the sport forever
Director
Paul Crowder
Narrator
Michael Fassbender
Composer
Matter Music
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Dutch Filmworks, 2014
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2012
Playing time
107 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Featuring: Niki Lauda, James Hunt, Ayrton Senna, Jackie Stewart, Mario Andretti, Sebastian Vettel, Michael Schumacher
EAN
8715664110720

Reviews

Sportdocumentaire over de geschiedenis van de Formule I. Regisseur Paul Crowder laat met veel archiefbeelden en interviews zien hoe de sport zich ontwikkelde van een amateuristisch geheel in de jaren vijftig van de 20e eeuw tot een professioneel georganiseerd en met veel veiligheidsmaatregelen omringd spektakel. In beeld komen o.a. Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, Sir Jackie Stewart, Niki Lauda en Emerson Fittipaldi. De montage is flitsend evenals de bijpassende geluiden en muziek. Er is aandacht voor de snel ontwikkelende techniek maar ook voor de slachtoffers door o.a. roekeloos rijden, technische mankementen en gebrek aan veiligheid, zoals Roger Williamson in 1973 en Ayrton Senna in 1994. Berend Jan Bockting (Volkskrant 22-5-'14) geeft 3 (van 4) sterren en noemt het een: '(...) informatieve en wijdlopige documentaire over de Formule 1-racegeschiedenis, kundig samengesteld door de Britse muzikant/documentairemaker Paul Crowder.' De neiging om die geschiedenis op bijna encyclopedi…Read more

About Paul Crowder

Paul Crowder (born 30 December 1962, London, England) is an English musician, who later became a film editor and director.

Life and career

Crowder's career started as a musician and, in 1980, he joined with Philip Jap as his drummer. Jap was signed to A&M Records in 1981, and he recorded one album, and his 1982 single releases, "Save Us" and "Total Erasure", reached numbers 53 and 41 respectively in the UK Singles Chart.

In 1983, Crowder then became an assistant recording engineer at Advision Studios. He was involved in the recording of such tracks as "Careless Whisper" by George Michael, and "Last Christmas" by Wham! He also recorded the Siouxsie and the Banshees live album, Nocturne, on their mobile recording unit. In 1985, Crowder joined the band the Adventures, achieving a Top 30 album and a Top 20 single in the United Kingdom. In 1989, Crowder moved to Los Angeles and sta…Read more on Wikipedia