next weekend was supposed to be the Monaco Grand Prix take place. However, because of the Corona, with the crisis in the prestigious race through the narrow streets of the Principality had to be cancelled - and for the first Time in 66 years. A little bit of formula 1 Flair will be there, but still.
reports Because, as the French media to conform to no Less than the Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc in the context of turning on a little jaunt to go. Therefore, a Remake is shot for the short film "C'était un rendezvous" of the Director Claude Lelouch in 1976, recorded and published.
He shows a nine-minute high-speed drive through Paris, which was recorded in a single setting without the need for special effects, with a camera that was attached to the front of a Mercedes 450 SEL 6.9. Lelouch should have then sat at the wheel, and with more than 200 km/h through Paris to be swept.
The breakneck ride, at the end of the Pilot, meets his girlfriend at the famous Church of Sacre Ceour, at that time caused any amount of excitement. Above all, the Paris authorities were not very impressed. Finally, Lelouch's request to block the streets of the capital for the shooting had been rejected.
As confirmed by the Monegasque authorities, will be blocked the streets of Monaco on Sunday morning between 6:45 and 9 o'clock for the car and pedestrian traffic, so that the formula-1-Pilot in the recording of the new scenes is in the clear. In which car he is sitting, is not yet officially known.
It will be very likely different than it was then - to a Ferrari. Such served in the Original, by the way, as a sound backdrop. Because Lelouch was the sound of the Motor engaging, he ordered a Ferrari 275 GTB exactly the same line to replace the actual audio track of the Mercedes 450 SEL 6.9 with it.
This article by Juliane goat spirit, Co-author: Jonathan Noble
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