GT Racer is an independent film released by the French production company Les Films d'Ouest. This is the story of a driver who loses out on a winning grand Prix race on the eve of the championship season, and he must try to redeem himself and win the next race to win the championship.
The film starts with the events that took place at the famous Nuevo Vallarta race track. A man named Carlos Cortina (Simon Pegg) is a Mexican entrepreneur, who happens to be a good friend of Diego Sanchez (Tom Hardy). During one of their parties Diego sees an advertisement for an international championship race. The two men agree to help each other by buying tickets to this event. However, Diego never shows up at the race and is forced to hire a hired driver, Miguel (Dee Wallace), to accompany him in his absence.
Meanwhile, Diego's new driver is a young mechanic named Fernando (Javier Bardem), who makes it his mission to get the attention of Diego. At the same time, Diego hires the services of Carlos. When they are introduced to each other, both men begin to build a friendship as they take on each other in their race. Eventually, Diego hires Carlos' help, and the two begin to work together to compete at the races.
After the race Diego receives the news that he has won the title of Cinco de Mayo in a historic win at the famous Nuevo Vallarta track. Afterward, Diego decides that he needs to redeem himself and win the championship race, and he sets off with Miguel to Mexico City.
The story of GT Racer follows the two men as they compete at various races and try to win the title. During one race, they meet an American who claims to know their secret. However, they soon find out that there is more to their story than meets the eye.
Another good thing about the film is that it has been made as a tribute to the history of classic racing, and it portrays some of the history behind the famous cars that inspired this movie. Many cars featured in the film have either been modified or are the real thing and have had parts of their original bodywork removed. during their restoration process. Also, the story follows the development of the modern technology that is being used by today's modern auto racers, and mechanics.
The film was directed by Guymon Casady, who has directed several films. The film also stars Hardy, Julia Ducournau, Anne Hathaway, and Diego Luna. The story was written and co-produced by John Fox, who has also written numerous books and made movies. Both the director and the screenwriter of this movie have a good sense of humor, and that fits in perfectly with the film. If you enjoy a bit of action and racing, then you will enjoy the movie.
I enjoyed the film very much, and if you have not yet seen it, I would recommend you do so. It is available on DVD from the Voom DVD website.
I do recommend that you check out the documentary that came with the DVD of the film, entitled “GT Racer: Mexico”. It provides a behind the scenes look at the making of the film.
I enjoyed the film, and even though it is a little bit on the long side for my tastes, I would recommend it to anyone who likes watching racing movies. and enjoys a bit of humor.
Overall, I thought the movie was very entertaining. I hope that I will like it as much as I am reading this review.
So, if you like fast cars and want to see some comedy then you should consider giving “GT Racer” a watch. You can find out more information about this movie on the Voom DVD website, and I hope that you enjoy it as much as I did.