LAUDA: THE UNTOLD STORY

By Hannes Michael SCHALLE

PREMIERE PICTURE LIMITED - as FIN

Documentary - Completed 2014

This story follows the accident that befell Niki Lauda and his road to recovery, as well as the reforms that were brought about to the F1 sport.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Biography
    • Countries
    • AUSTRIA, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hannes Michael SCHALLE
    • Writer(s)
    • Hannes Michael SCHALLE, Guenther MITTERHUBER, Alistair AUDSLEY
    • Producer(s)
    • Steven ROGERS, David ROGERS, Marcus SEARANCKE, Michael COWAN, Guenther MITTERHUBER, Hannes michael SCHALLE
    • Synopsis
    • 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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