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Ayrton Senna car - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Day 2 - Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom - Friday 26th June 2015

in memory of Ayrton Senna - Punta del Este Formula E Grand Prix race, in Punta del Este resort, some 134km east of Montevideo at Olympia Hall - Punta del Este, Uruguay - Saturday 13th December 2014

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Bafta Winning 'Senna' Filmmaker To Helm Amy Winehouse Documentary


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Asif Kapadia, the British director who won a Bafta for his 2010 documentary film about Ayrton Senna, is helming a new movie about the late singer Amy Winehouse. The multi-million selling Londoner died in 2011 at the age of 27 from alcohol poisoning. "Amy was a once-in-a-generation talent," said Asif Kapadia in a joint statement with film producer James Gay-Rees. "She wrote and sung from the heart."

The documentary about Winehouse is thought to be similar to Senna, about the Brazilian Formula 1 racing driver who died at the age of 34. He was killed in a crash while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Kapadia and Gay-Reese noted the similarities, in that both stars were still at the top of their games at the time of their deaths. "Everyone fell under her spell," the pair said of Winehouse, "But tragically, Amy seemed to fall apart under the relentless media attention, her troubled relationships, her global success and precarious lifestyle."

The new Amy Winehouse film has yet to be given a title - we're guessing Winehouse - but it is likely to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The movie should be relatively quick to make, given it will mainly include archived footage and interviews with family, friends and industry professionals.

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Ayrton Senna is known the world over for being the third most successful race driver of all time in terms of race wins. This documentary charts his rise to glory, as well as his rivalry between the French world champion Alain Prost and his patriotism to his native Brazil.

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Using his own words in interviews done throughout his life, this slightly unambitious documentary recounts the fascinating story of Brazilian Formula One legend Ayrton Senna.

A natural-born driver, Senna was a soft-spoken, likeable young guy whose wealthy family backed his career from the start, indulging in his passion for go-karts. they also supported as he fought his way into Formula One and rapidly rose to fame due to his sheer talent. As he speaks, we see the importance of religion in his life, his deep desire to improve life for Brazil's children, and how he learned from mistakes as he earned three championship titles. He also boldly dismissed the politics of the sport and stood up to anything that was unfair.

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