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The story behind the latest film from the producer of Senna

The latest work by the man behind the Senna feature film is a motor racing documentary exploring the lives of heroic drivers. JAMES ROBERTS catches up with writer and director Manish Pandey to find out about his new movie Heroes

As he enters a small private cinema in London's Soho, Manish Pandey suddenly pauses.

"This brings back a lot of memories," he says, looking up at the projector light while surrounded by plush velvet seats. This was the screening room where the documentary feature film Senna was shown to Ron Dennis and the Senna family ahead of its theatrical release - and where emotions ran high.

Returning to this small cinema nearly a decade on, Pandey reveals the rushes of his latest project, Heroes, which is a similarly poignant reflection on the lives of legendary racers, interspersed with archive footage.

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