PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
When you're two-time Oscar nominee and global fan favorite Ryan Gosling, sometimes it seems you can do whatever you want, like turning down some of Hollywood's hottest roles.
Director Damien Chazelle was particularly attached to making his film as authentic as possible. This care for detail was maintained, until it came to the reproduction of the space capsules. He and chief designer Nathan Crowley agreed that no ship would be enlarged by more than ten percent, even if it sacrificed the comfort of the actors. This also caused complications for framing. The solution was to create a decor that fit in several detachable parts. In fact, the technicians had to break the seats in two to be able to integrate the cameras with the capsule.
I'm just saying what you're thinking.
Neil Armstrong: Maybe you shouldn't.
When Neil is looking out the window of the spacecraft, the moon is shown in last quarter phase. In reality, it was just after Full Moon.
Near the end of the closing credits, the music is replaced by radio chatter from the mission.
$16,006,065 (USA) (14 October 2018)