To commemorate his father, Chad McQueen participated in the filmmaking project by providing personal films and family documents. The documentary revolves around the period when Steve McQueen was present in France in 1971 to shoot the film about the 24-hour city lap of Le Mans. What few people know is that at that time, Steve McQueen, despite being very successful in his career, was going through one of the most difficult moments in his private life.
Known as a speed enthusiast, Steve McQueen chose the Le Mans project because he himself wanted to drive directly to the race, so the actor had high expectations for this movie. However, many accidents keep happening on set, Steve just broke up with his wife, so the movie star was down, depression made him sink into alcoholism.