Hell on Wheels (2004 film)

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Hell on Wheels
Rolf Aldag Gaillac.jpg
Rolf Aldag, individual time trial Tour de France 2003
Directed by Pepe Danquart
Produced by Mirjam Quinte
Written by Mark Christopher
Starring Erik Zabel
Rolf Aldag
Release date
  • June 10, 2004 (2004-06-10)
Running time
120 minutes
Country Germany
Language English/French/German

Höllentour (literally meaning "Hell Tour") is a 2004 German film. The US release (with English subtitles) was titled Hell on Wheels. The film is a record of the 100th anniversary Tour de France in 2003 from the perspective of Germany's Team Telekom, focusing on rider Erik Zabel. The film is directed by Pepe Danquart who won an Academy Award for Live Action Short Film in 1993 for Black Rider (Schwarzfahrer).[1]

In 2004, Mona Bräuer won a German Film Critics Award for Best Editing (Bester Schnitt).[2]


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  2. ^ "Preisträger seit 1956" (in German). Verband der deutschen Filmkritik. Retrieved 2008-06-17. 

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