1 (Formula 1 Documentary) (DVD)
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Following in the tyre treads of Senna and Rush but with a distinct take all of its own, 1 is an exciting and engrossing history of Formula One motor racing since the official inception of the World Championship in 1950 (with a brief foray into the pre-war years) up to the modern day. The particular powerful focus for Paul Crowder’s film is the glamorous but ultra-dangerous, indeed regularly deadly, years of racing in the 1960s and 1970s, and the charismatic characters who lived and died in the era (such as Jim Clark, Jochen Rindt, Francois Cevert, Ronnie Peterson and Gilles Villeneuve) before safety regulations were (slowly) introduced. Even so, it wasn’t until 1996, in response to the death of racing icon Ayrton Senna two years earlier, that a reformed F1 emerged in which appalling accidents began to become survivable. With a stellar cast of past and present racing-driver superstars and other important figures in the sport and spectacular, often rare, archival footage, 1 is a well-told and very moving history.
Remik, South Africa. 14 July 2014
What a pleasant surprise, great footage I've never seen before and I was glued to the TV for the entire duration of the DVD. Recommend it to any F1 fan... BUY THIS ONE, you can't go wrong!
Marizanne, South Africa. 18 November 2015
What an awesome DVD! Great sound, great soundtrack, great footage, and a thrilling ride to be on!
Ricky, South Africa. 18 April 2016
Region 2 - Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Middle East, Egypt, Japan, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Greenland, French Overseas departments and territories.