Amazing Animated Short Tells The True Story of The Legendary Crash at Le Mans in 1955

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Le Mans 2955

Check out this amazing animated short film! It’s called Le Mans 2955 and it tells the true story of the shocking crash at the 1955 race in which 80 onlookers were killed when one of the cars raced off the track and into the stands where the people were watching the race… and how the race went on.

This is a wonderfully animated short that tells an exciting, intense, and captivating story. If you enjoyed Ford v Ferrari, this is a short that is surely worth your time to check out.

Here’s the synopsis:

The 24 Hours of Le Mans, 1955. 300,000 spectators are watching from the sidelines. It is 6:00 PM when Pierre Levegh’s car plows into the spectator stands…

With epic scale, this lavishly produced CG animation employs a gorgeous 2D style to dive into the moral dilemmas that played out behind the scenes of auto racing’s largest, and most notorious, tragedy.

The short was directed by Belgian animation filmmaker Quentin Baillieux and I praise him for his work on this short, check it out below.




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