'Senna'

At the heart of the gripping <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="0100000004593864" title="Documentary (genre)" href="/topic/arts-culture/genres/documentary-%28genre%29-0100000004593864.topic">documentary</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV0011435" title="Senna (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/senna-%28movie%29-ENMV0011435.topic">"Senna"</a> lies a rivalry born for the movies. Director Asif Kapadia's film plays like a narrative feature, juicy and alive, with enough kinetic excitement to hook the Formula One-ignorant (me, I knew next to nothing about the subject), let alone racing fans worldwide. The subject is three-time Grand Prix world champion, the Brazilian driver <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT0011967" title="Ayrton Senna" href="/topic/sports/auto-racing/open-wheel-racing/ayrton-senna-PESPT0011967.topic">Ayrton Senna</a>. He and his rival, the Frenchman Alain Prost, drove for the same team for a key part of their respective, overlapping and fantastically competitive careers.<br>
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<b>Review:</b> <a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0816-senna-20110819,0,7023805.column">'Senna'</A>

( Photographer: Karin Sturn, HANDOUT / August 14, 2011 )

At the heart of the gripping documentary "Senna" lies a rivalry born for the movies. Director Asif Kapadia's film plays like a narrative feature, juicy and alive, with enough kinetic excitement to hook the Formula One-ignorant (me, I knew next to nothing about the subject), let alone racing fans worldwide. The subject is three-time Grand Prix world champion, the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna. He and his rival, the Frenchman Alain Prost, drove for the same team for a key part of their respective, overlapping and fantastically competitive careers.

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