TIMED to coincide with the ten year anniversary of his passing, Sky Italia is set to release SIC, an in-depth portrait of the life and career of the late MotoGP racer, Marco Simoncelli.
The 23rd of October 2021 marked 10-years since one of MotoGP’s brightest talents was extinguished after a freak accident at the Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang. Simoncelli was and still is, considered to be one of the greatest raw talents of the premier motorcycle racing class.
SIC, directed by Alice Filippi and produced by Sky, pays tribute to the racer and has been created through interviews and previously un-published testimonials from his friends and MotoGP rivals.
A trailer for the film has just been released on YouTube (see below).
SIC – a portrait of the life and career of the late MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli
The description of the new film reads:
‘Ten years after the death of the champion Marco Simoncelli, the documentary Sky Original produced by Sky, Fremantle Italy and Mowe arrives in the SIC theatres of Alice Filippi, distributed to the cinema as an event release by Nexo Digital only on 28 and 29 December.’
‘SIC is realized thanks to the contribution of the Emilia-Romagna Region and the support of the Emilia-Romagna Film Commission. It is distributed in cinemas in collaboration with the media partner Radio Deejay.’
SIC is due for release in Italy this December (28th and 29th), there isn’t official confirmation of the film making its way to the UK at this time.
For more information, head to: sport.sky.it