‘Ford v Ferrari’ editors keep the tension high, with help from the ‘Zamboni Pass’

Jan 02, 2020 1329

Director James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari” race car epic has a lot of moving parts, and not just on the track. The 2 ½-hour tribute to Le Mans star Ken Miles and genius engineer Carroll Shelby piles conflict upon conflict.

Besides the heroes’ schoolyard fisticuffs, the film pits Henry Ford II versus Enzo Ferrari; Shelby versus Ford’s corporate minions pressuring him to compromise his engineering integrity; and hyper-individualist Miles versus the Italian racers as well as the very concept of “teamwork” represented by his fellow American drivers.


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SOURCE: latimes.com/

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