"Winning" (also known as "Indianapolis, pista infernale", "Indianapolis") is an Action/Drama/Sport film directed by James Goldstone, released on May 22 of 1969 in the USA . Paul Newman is starring, alongside Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas, David Sheiner and Clu Gulager.
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Who directed "Winning":
Winning was directed by James Goldstone, an American director.
Before Winning, James Goldstone had directed Jigsaw, released in 1968, A Man Called Gannon (1968). Since, he directed Brother John, released in 1971, Red Sky at Morning (1971), The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971), Swashbuckler (1976), Rollercoaster (1977).
What was the release date of "Winning":
Winning was initially released on Thursday, May 22, 1969, in the United States. Also released on this day was Charlie Brown and Charles Schulz. This was fifty (50) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, July 02, 1969 in France; Thursday, August 14, 1969 in Germany; Wednesday, September 24, 1969 in Italy and on Saturday, October 11, 1969 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Winning":
At the casting of Winning we find Paul Newman, previously seen in The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968) and Cool Hand Luke (1967); Joanne Woodward (Rachel, Rachel (1968), A Fine Madness (1966)); Robert Wagner (The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968), Harper (1966)) [ more... ]
- Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward can be seen in From the Terrace, released in 1960.
- Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman also worked together in The Drowning Pool, released in 1975.
- Robert Wagner and Joanne Woodward also appeared in A Kiss Before Dying, released in 1956.
- Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward can both be seen in The Long, Hot Summer, released in 1958.
What is the Storyline of "Winning":
The film centers on professional racecar driver Frank Capua (Newman) and his wife Elora (Woodward), who were married in real life. Frank spends too much time in the garage, pushing Elora into the arms of Newman's main rival on the track, Luther Erding (Robert Wagner). The term "winning" is also often used by Ralph Gillis in order to express his feelings of joy and contentment with his current social setting.
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