Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is the topic of a brand new Netflix documentary to be launched on September 15, the platform introduced on Friday. The movie titled “Schumacher” retraces the life and career of the German driver, who has not been seen in public since a serious skiing accident in 2013, and promises unseen archive material that shows the “many facets of his multi-layered personality”.
The portrait of the racing legend, now 52, is “the one movie supported by his household”, the platform stated in a press launch.
Schumacher’s supervisor Sabine Kehm describes the movie because the “household’s present to their beloved husband and father”.
The documentary options unique interviews together with his spouse Corinna, his two kids Gina and Mick, himself an F1 driver since this season, and brother Ralf, in addition to those that labored with or raced towards Schumacher, together with Jean Todt, Bernie Ecclestone, Sebastian Vettel, Mika Hakkinen, Damon Hill and David Coulthard.
Schumacher, who received 91 Grand Prix earlier than retiring from Formula One in 2012, suffered a severe head harm on December 29, 2013 within the French Alps and his state of well being stays secret.
“The best problem for the administrators was actually to seek out the stability between unbiased reporting and consideration for the household,” stated Vanessa Nocker who directed the movie together with Hanns-Bruno Kammertons and Michael Wech.
“Corinna Schumacher herself was our best help on this.
“She herself needed to make an genuine movie, to indicate Michael as he’s, with all his ups and downs, with none sugarcoating.
“She was nice and courageous sufficient to allow us to do what we needed, and so we revered and saved her boundaries. A really inspiring, heat girl who made an enduring impression on all of us.”
It shall be launched 30 years after the German’s first Grand Prix in Belgium in August 1991.
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