ILBE to present epic ‘Ferrari vs Mercedes’ challenge in the new film by Andrea Iervolino

September 11, 2023

The new Ilbe Group project will be directed by Bobby Moresco, Oscar-winning screenwriter for ‘Crash’, and will tell the story of the rivalry between the world’s two most prestigious car brands

Rome, 11 September 2023 – ‘Ferrari vs. Mercedes’: this will be the title of the new film by Iervolino & Lady Bacardi Entertainment (ILBE), a company active in the production of film and television content founded by Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi, which will return to bring the history of the world’s most prestigious car brands to the big screen after the success of ‘Lamborghini – the man behind the legend’.

The film will be a journey back in time, to the 1920s, an era when Mercedes dominated the motor racing world unchallenged. Against this backdrop of powerful cars and aggressive drivers, Enzo Ferrari emerges, a young novice driver with an obsessive passion for engines and speed, whose only desire is to beat Mercedes’ formidable rivals.

This will be the synopsis of ‘Ferrari vs. Mercedes’, a subject by Andrea Iervolino that will stage one of the greatest sporting rivalries that has marked the history of motor racing and which saw the birth of the world’s most recognised Made in Italy brand.

Oscar® winner Bobby Moresco (an Oscar and a Golden Globe nomination for best original screenplay for Crash – physical contact) will return to direct after the success of ‘Lamborghini-the man behind the legend’ on Prime Video.

“With ‘Ferrari vs. Mercedes’ we will be proud to bring to the cinema the Italian success story that, starting only with ambition, has achieved glory all over the world. One of the most exciting aspects of ‘Ferrari vs Mercedes’ will be the possibility of uniting talented Italian actors with great international actors. Said Andrea Iervolino, CEO of Iervolino & Lady Bacardi Entertainment. This film will be a unique showcase for  our extraordinary national talent and will demonstrate that Italy is an inexhaustible source of creativity and skill in the world of cinema. We would be very happy to collaborate, in this new production of ours, with top Italian actors, capable of working alongside international stars in a film that has the potential to be seen worldwide. We would also be delighted in this sense to ground partnerships with the most important institutional and entrepreneurial representatives of the sector”.

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