RACE Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Race is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend.
Q-Tips say: Go ahead and rent it. Much better than we anticipated. Not just a story about his athletic abilities and his personal life but also politics and historical events of the time. We did enjoy it. The critics did not like it as much as the general public, but then they loved “Lobster,” need I say more.