Filmmaker Roman Polanski spends a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempts to win the 1971 Monaco Grand Prix, offering an extraordinarily rare glimpse into the life of a gifted athlete at the height of his powers.
Did You Know?
Shot in 3 days over a weekend in May 1971 during the 29th Monaco Grand Prix. A new epilogue with Roman Polanski
and Jackie Stewart
looking back 40 years later was shot in 2011. The same hotel room was used as an interview location both times. See more
"Re-cut and restored" version of the original "Weekend Of A Champion (1972)", with a 2011 post-film discussion between Jackie Stewart and Roman Polanski (begins at approx 71:15 minutes). See more
Edited from Weekend of a Champion