The portrait of the Formula 1 world champion will tell both his public and his private life, with several interviews of his relatives.
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A documentary titled Schumacher will be released on Netflix on September 15, 2021 and will retrace the life and career of the seven-time Formula 1 world champion, who has not been seen in public since his serious skiing accident in 2013.
The portrait of the legend of motorsport, now aged 52 and whose state of health remains secret, is “the only film supported by his family”, announced the platform in a press release Friday, July 30.
From “exclusive interviews” his wife Corinna, his two children Gina and Mick, himself an F1 driver since this season, and other relatives (Jean Todt, Bernie Ecclestone) or former competitors (Sebastian Vettel, Mika Häkkinen, David Coulthard. ..) will punctuate the film which will be released 30 years after the first German Grand Prix, in Belgium in August 1991.
“In order to preserve his private sphere as a source of strength, he has always rigorously and steadfastly separated his private life from his public life. This film tells about the two worlds. It is the gift of his family to their good husband and father. -love”, declared in the press release Sabine Kehm, the manager of the former pilot with 91 victories.
Michael Schumacher, seven-time F1 world champion (1994-1995 with Benetton, 2000-2004 with Ferrari), played his last GP in 2012 with Mercedes. He has not been seen in public since his serious head injury on December 29, 2013 in Méribel, in the French Alps.