Le Mans 66 film

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Re: Le Mans 66 film

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I'm just disappointed Mel Gibson didn't appear on horseback demanding FREEDOM at some point, if you're going to massage history you may as well do it properly :lol:

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Try being a ww2 armchair expert-films like the Dunkirk remake will drive you insane!!
Only decent ww2 thing made for a very long time is Band of Brothers.
All the inaccuracies in other stuff makes my fucking teeth itch!!
I’m no expert on the ford v Ferrari thing,but fans of Le Mans would not be as disappointed as I was with the 2017 Dunkirk film-what a load of utter tosh...
Darkest Hour wasn’t much better...

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mk1 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:54 pm
Hey, it's just a film made to entertain the masses. It's not supposed to be an accurate depiction of history.

Unfortunately the masses come away believing it to be true, and look where that's getting us now.
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I have some anorak-ish knowledge about the actual race and was much-biassed towards the movie, but actually found it most entertaining and really enjoyed it!
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Post by MrNoo »

Bit after 66 but this is my iteration of a 917 that I have scratch built, 3.4lt engine and trans from a Cayman S, spaceframe and done all the bucks/molds myself, uprights, suspension etc etc
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Blimey! I love a short tail 917.

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That's a fantastic car you built!
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