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Desert Racer

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Synopsis

Exploring iconic actor Steve McQueen's explores for motorbikes, his relationship with his stunt double Bud Ekins and the film they were in together 'The Great Escape'.
Through McQueen and Ekins's shared love of bikes, the duo created a new track-racing bike, which McQueen took to England where he met up with the Rickman brothers of Metisse motorbikes, and thus the ‘Desert Racer’ was born

Details

Year
2015
Type of film
Features
Director
Jon Brewer
Producer
Jon Brewer
Screenwriter
Laura Royko
Principal Cast
Steve McQueen, Bud Ekins, Chad McQueen, Charley Boorman (narrator)

Production Company

Emperor Media

Sales
Company

Cardinal Releasing
http://cardinalreleasing.com/