A new film about the German Formula 1 legend will be released on September 15th. It’s called Schumacher.
The long-awaited documentary (the film was supposed to be released at the end of 2019) will tell about the career of Michael Schumacher, starting with karting in the German city of Kerpen and ending with the seventh champion title in Formula 1. The film was produced with the assistance of the racing driver’s family and includes interviews with his wife Corinna, children Gina and Mika, as well as former rivals and colleagues in the “royal race”.
Schumacher will reveal previously inaccessible archival material showing “many facets of his multi-layered personality.” His brother Ralph, former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo, FIA head Jean Todt, former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone are represented along with F1 drivers Mika Hakkinen, Sebastian Vettel and David Coulthard, “the official website of Formula 1 reported.
Schumacher retired from racing in 2012. In 2013, he was seriously injured in an accident while skiing in the mountains. Since then, Schumacher has been restoring health and has not been shown in public.
The film was produced by Benjamin Seikel and directed by Vanessa Noker. The hero of their previous collaboration was the legendary German tennis player Boris Becker. The premiere of the film “Schumacher” on September 15 is timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Michael Schumacher’s debut in Formula 1 in Belgium.