cast: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller
director: Syndey Pollock
Not a race car movie, but one that centers on a famous driver who doesn't care much for humanity or even his own family, and only gets a personality after meeting, and then travelling with, a beautiful woman in a hospital but his real turnaround occurs after discovering, by accident, why she was hospitalized in the first place. The free spirited, spontaneous nature of Marthe Keller's personality makes sense after this revelation, as does the film: which still meanders quite a bit. And you've heard of pretty boy actors proving their acting talents; for Pacino, this is the polar opposite. But he has some good dramatic moments... after all, he is Al Pacino.