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Lauda: The Untold Story (2014)

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In 1976 Niki Lauda survived one of the most famous crashes in Formula One history. Using previously unseen footage, Lauda: The Untold Story explains what happened on that fateful, and near ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Mark Weber Mark Weber ... Himself
Jochen Mass Jochen Mass ... Himself
Hans Joachim Stuck Hans Joachim Stuck ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Audetto Daniel Audetto ... Himself
David Coulthard ... Himself
Lewis Hamilton ... Himself
James Hunt ... Himself
Niki Lauda ... Himself
Nico Rosberg Nico Rosberg ... Himself
Jackie Stewart ... Himself
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In 1976 Niki Lauda survived one of the most famous crashes in Formula One history. Using previously unseen footage, Lauda: The Untold Story explains what happened on that fateful, and near fatal day at the Nurburgring, then follows Lauda's courageous journey to recovery culminating in a miraculous comeback in Monza just weeks later. The film also investigates the impact that his crash had not just on his own life but on the sport as a whole, looking at the safety developments from the 1900s to the present day. Featuring exclusive access to Mercedes HQ and interviews with Lauda, his family, and motor-sport legends past and present including Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Marc Webber, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Hans-Joachim Stuck and Jochen Mass. Lauda: The Untold Story is a must-see for all motor-sport fans.

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The thrilling and miraculous journey of a Formula One legend.


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Austria | UK

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1 October 2014 (Austria) See more »

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LAUDA - The untold story See more »

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Great documentary!
30 July 2015 | by leniscreenSee all my reviews

I've seen the film at the premiere in the cinema and later again on iTunes. It's clearly a great film and perfect documentary about a F1 racing legend Niki Lauda and the time when motor sport was killing people. I saw lots of Lauda footage absolutely for the first time ever, since normally all F1 documentaries use the same footage over and over again. Also the great interviews with Sir Jackie or Jochen Mass, or Hans Joachim Stuck are giving unheard insights of the time. The good thing is - you see Niki Laudas recovery from the fire accident, how it really was, not how it was shown in Rush. What I found also pretty cool was the part with Rosberg and Hamilton, which was especially showing a lot about the modern F1 technology and the big difference to the past. I can highly recommend this film to everyone.


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