"Le Mans" (also known as "24 ore di Le Mans, Le") is an Action/Adventure/Sport film directed by Lee H. Katzin, released in the USA on June 23 of 1971 . Steve McQueen is starring, alongside Siegfried Rauch, Elga Andersen, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Fred Haltiner and Luc Merenda.
Steve McQueen takes you for a drive in the country. The country is France. The drive is at 200 MPH!
Who is the director of "Le Mans":
Le Mans was directed by Lee H. Katzin, an American director.
Before directing Le Mans, Lee H. Katzin had directed The Phynx, released in 1970, What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969), Heaven with a Gun (1969). Since, he directed The Salzburg Connection, released in 1972, The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976), The Break (1995), Restraining Order (1999), The Break (2006).
What was the release date of "Le Mans":
Le Mans was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, June 23, 1971. Also released on this day was Klute (dir. Alan J. Pakula). This was forty-eight (48) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, July 15, 1971 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, October 28, 1971 in Germany and on Friday, July 23, 1971 in Australia.
Who is at the casting of "Le Mans":
At the casting of Le Mans we find Steve McQueen, previously seen in The Reivers (1969) and Bullitt (1968); Siegfried Rauch (Patton (1970)); Elga Andersen (A Global Affair (1964), Coast of Skeletons (1963)) [ more... ]
- Peter Parten and Fred Haltiner also worked together in Die Blaue Hand, released in 1967.
What is the Storyline of "Le Mans":
There is very little plot; the movie entertains primarily by the sight and sound of Porsche 917s and Ferrari 512s, iconic racing cars with lots of visual and audio appeal to racing enthusiasts. There are, however, some elementary plot devices. The race itself is a fierce competition between the Porsche and Ferrari teams. Since it is a 24-hour race and the cars must have at least two alternating drivers, there is time for the resting drivers to have some human interaction. The main character, Michael Delaney [...]
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