Neon has released the first teaser trailer for the movie ‘Ferrari,’ featuring Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari, the Italian sports car entrepreneur. The film will premiere on August 31, 2023, at the Venice International Film Festival, where it’s competing for the Golden Lion award. It will be released in the United States on December 25, 2023, by Neon. Watch the trailer below.
Directed by Michael Mann and written by Troy Kennedy Martin, the movie is about Enzo Ferrari, the Italian founder of the Ferrari car manufacturer. It’s based on the 1991 biography “Enzo Ferrari: The Man and the Machine” by motorsport journalist Brock Yates. The film also stars Penélope Cruz as Laura Ferrari, Shailene Woodley as Lina Lardi, Gabriel Leone as Alfonso de Portago, Sarah Gadon as Linda Christian, Jack O’Connell as Peter Collins, Patrick Dempsey as Piero Taruffi, Michele Savoia as Carlo Chiti, Erik Haugen as Edmund Nelson, and Andrea Dolente as Gino Rancati.
What is the Plot of Ferrari?
It is the summer of 1957. Behind the spectacle of Formula 1, ex-racer Enzo Ferrari is in crisis. Bankruptcy threatens the factory he and his wife, Laura, built from nothing ten years earlier. Their volatile marriage is battered by the loss of their son, Dino. Ferrari struggles to acknowledge another with Lina Lardi. Meanwhile, his drivers’ passions to win pushes them to the edge as they launch into the treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy, the Mille Miglia.
In a statement, director Michael Mann said, “Well before I shot Ferrari, I was able to walk through Enzo’s rooms, see his diaries, learn his habits, wonder at the wallpaper in Laura’s bedroom where she spent the last years of her life, quiz their doctor, meet Lina’s niece, understand her manner and modernity, sit in Enzo’s barbershop chair, walk the sidewalks and inhabit his neighborhood, where I also lived, explore the gleaming mechanicals inside a Lampredi V12 engine and the sculpture of 50’s racecars and, most importantly, engage with Enzo’s son, Piero, from whom I learned and absorbed so much, I’ve tried to make come alive passions and allure, Enzo’s strafing wit, the devastation of losing a child, operatic tirades, emotional sanctuary, tragedy, a monumental wager on one race and a struggle to survive, all of which collided in four months of 1957.”
‘Ferrari’ will hit theaters on December 25, 2023, by Neon.