[…] Set against the backdrop of 1966’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France, the film follows fearless British racer Ken Miles (Bale) and maverick American car designer Carroll Shelby’s (Damon) mission to build a revolutionary car that would allow Ford to challenge the dominating Ferrari brand.
“It’s these two friends figuring out how do you deal with these a–holes in suits who know nothing about racing,” says Bale, who shed his Vice weight to play “tricky bastard” Miles. “It transcends racing and becomes something that captures the spirit of people who are willing to risk everything for their love.” […]
Ford v Ferrari races into theaters on Nov. 15. [source]