Sunday in Hell Screening

"This grueling documentary follows the 1976 Paris-Roubaix bike race, an intensive journey across the cobbled farm tracks of Northern France. The director uses 20 cameras and a helicopter to capture the drama of the race from every possible angle. The result captures every crucial moment from the hopeful fools in the breakaway to the grinding mass of the dense pack to the final, frantic, muscle-wrenching sprint."

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