From Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker James Mangold, the masterful storyteller behind Walk the Line and Logan, comes a film inspired by a true-life drama about a powerful friendship that forever changed racing history. LE MANS ’66 is one of the most legendary tales in the history of motorsports and comes to Digital Download, 4k Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD & VOD in March.
LE MANS ’66 took home two Academy Awards™ for Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing, and was nominated for Best Picture.
Related: Film Review – Le Mans 66 (2019)
Academy Award-winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in LE MANS ’66, based on the true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby (Damon) and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles (Bale), who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.
Starring alongside Matt Damon (THE MARTIAN) and Christian Bale (VICE) is Jon Bernthal (THE PUNISHER), Caitriona Balfe (OUTLANDER), Tracy Letts (LADY BIRD), Josh Lucas (J EDGAR), Noah Jupe (A QUIET PLACE), Remo Girone (HEAVEN), Ray McKinnon (THE BLIND SIDE).
LE MANS ’66 is directed by James Mangold (WALK THE LINE, LOGAN). Produced by Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and James Mangold. Written by the critically acclaimed brothers Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth (FAIR GAME) alongside Jason Keller (ESCAPE PLAN). Director of Photography is Phedon Papamichael (3:10 TO YUMA).
LE MANS ’66 Blu-ray™ Special Feature:
- Bringing the Rivalry to Life (57-minute documentary)
LE MANS ’66 is releasing on Digital Download 9th March and on 4k Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD & VOD 23rd March.