Stars and Water Carriers DVD. Another great Jørgen Leth film. This movie displays the scenes from 1973 Giro d’Italia. Eddy Merckx era.Get TWO classic cycling videos on one DVD! Stars & Watercarriers: 1973 Giro d’Italia This extraordinary film by Jorgen Leth recreates the magic of the moment as Merckx drops, on his way to victory, such luminaries as Basso, Gimondi, Battaglin, Fuentes, and a young Francesco Moser, bringing the Giro’s thrills and disappointments home to every viewer. Stars and Watercarriers is considered one of the best films ever made on professional cycling. 90 min. The Impossible Hour Follow Danish racing star Ole Ritter as he tries to regain his record for the hour ride. He had set the record in 1968, only to have it shattered by Eddy Merckx in 1972. A film about human limits and the quest for the heroic. Directed by Jorgen Leth. 48 min (click to buy from amazon.com).