Le Mans was a film driven by passion and determination and virtually bankrupted Steve McQueen when he sank millions of his own money into the film. He wanted to make Le Mans a platform to showcase his skills as an actor and a driver whilst keeping the whole film as authentic as possible to the extent of hiring 45 other internationally renowned pros driving in the finest race cars money could buy at the time.
Available on Blu-ray on 12 June (£13 from Amazon) Le Mans has been upgraded thanks to a DTS-HD MA 7.1 lossless soundtrack and a top notch 1080p transfer, unlike many offer classic film transfers to Blu Rays the colour and detailing enhance the dramatic setting and doesn’t ruin 1970s-era look of the film. In a nutshell Le Mans is th best way to watch Porsche 917s and 908s, and Ferrari 512s and 312 racing in glorious 1080p.
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