Directed by Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns, Vanessa Nöcker, and Michael Wech, Schumacher is based on a famous racing driver, Michael Schumacher. The movie is more of a documentary on the life of the german formula one racer. And features the beginning of his career to how he became the record-breaking driver. The famous driver retired in 2021 and since then viewers have been looking forward to a documentary on his life. After all, he has a lot of championships and titles to his name. And to not acknowledge them in the form of a movie would be unfair.
Well, the documentary is almost here. So, here are all the details about a movie that will make you fall in love with the racer once again.
Schumacher Release Date
The release date for the documentary is out. It will be releasing on September 15, 2021. The timings for the movie will be 12:01 a.m. PT and 3:01 a.m. ET. It will be releasing on Netflix. Also, the runtime of the documentary is 1 hour and 52 minutes, which you can easily watch at once.
Schumacher will revolve around the life of Michael Schumacher, on and off track. It will, however, not focus alot on his accident which took place in 2013. But, what it is expected to show viewers is how beautifully he tackled things during the peak of his career. It will show how he too had insecurities like everyone else. And how he overcame them. Overall, the movie is sure to be loved by all fans.
His own son, Mick, is featured in the movie. And he has learnt to admire his father like never before after being a part of it. He said:
“I would say that for me, personally, I got a new point of view of how his career went and obviously being in it myself in Formula 1 even though it’s only been 11 races or 12, I understand more and more the sacrifice he had to take.”
The cast for the documentary is as follows:
- Michael Schumacher (archive footage)
- Mick (son)
- Mika Häkkinen
- Sebastian Vettel
- David Coulthard
- Jean Todt
- Bernie Ecclestone
- Flavio Briatore
- Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
- Damon Hill
It will also include interviews from some of the close people to the legend such as his wife, Corrina Schumacher, daughter Gina-Maria Schumacher, father Rolf Schumacher, and brother Ralf Schumacher.
Just a couple of days before the movie’s release, Netflix has released a trailer. This trailer has released just this week on August 26, 2021. It shows how the movie is really promising and a treat for all the fans of the seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael.