First man

Second collaboration

Trailer. Ryan Gosling embodies Neil Armstrong in the new Damien Chazelle’s movie.

By Lisa Moumni-Barbault

Oscar winner in 2017 for La La Land, Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling meet again for a very different kind of film. Far from a fantasy musical, First Man relate Apollo 11’s epic, the most famous space mission that led the first man to walk on the moon. A biopic about Neil Armstrong then, with strong and explosive images that intend to maintain the tension.

The trailer provides an overview of the obstacles and fears that have been overcome in order to complete this expedition, described as “the most dangerous in history”. Along with Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy (The Crown), plays Janet Shearon, the astronaut’s first wife and Kyle Chandler (Early Edition, Super 8, The Wolf of Wall Street…) Deke Slayton, member of the ” Original Seven “. First group of American astronauts, whose legend was told in The Right Stuff (1983) by Philip Kaufman based on Tom Wolfe’s book. As one does not change a winner team, Justin Horowitz – Oscar for the best original music for La La Land and composer of Whiplash‘s BO the film that revealed Chazelle – signs a thriller score at the antipodes of his jazz compositions. To infinity and beyond !