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What's OnLe Mans ’66: BFI London Film Festival Headline Gala Film Premiere

Matt Damon and Christian Bale give an acting masterclass in James Mangold’s study of a friendship that shaped 1960s motor racing.
  • Dates 10/10/2019 - 10/10/2019
  • Location 22-24 Leicester Square, WC2H 7LQ
  • Price ££
Catch all the action of Le Mans ’66 film premiere at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square on Thursday 10 th October 2019, for the 63rd BFI London Film Festival.After being forced to quit a highly decorated motor racing career for health reasons, Carroll Shelby turned to car designing. A legend in this world, having been one of the few Americans to win the gruelling 24-hour marathon at Le Mans, Shelby was hired by Ford Motor Company, who were wanting to take on world champions Ferrari.While Shelby had the American charm that Ford wanted associated with their brand, they weren’t so sure about Shelby’s favoured driver, the notoriously ill-tempered Limey rebel Ken Miles.Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the film is an instant classic with heaps of old school Hollywood charm.Get tickets to see the film online here. Or, discover the BFI ticket booth in Leicester Square for last minute ticket releases.

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