Los Angeles, October 1971. A small film, made for television, is being shot near LA under the direction of a young and unknown director. The film tells the story of “a man, a truck and an open road”. It has attracted no attention at all. It's not based on a famous book. It has no stars. It has a modest budget. It will be filmed in only 13 days. But film lovers all over the world will still show their admiration for it more than four decades later.
The film is called DUEL.
HOW IS IT POSSIBLE THAT A FILM MADE FOR TV IN 1971, WITH NO BUDGET, SHOT IN RECORD TIME, WITH NO BIG FILM STARS AND A ROOKIE DIRECTOR HAS BECOME THE CULT ICONIC MOVIE THAT IT IS TODAY? IN OUR DOCUMENTARY, FIVE FANS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES WILL CONVENE IN THE USA AND TRAVEL ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO FIND OUT WHY.