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First Man (2018) • DVD + Digital

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 20 July 1969.

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DVD Special Features:

  • Feature Commentary with director Damien Chazelle, screenwriter Josh Singer, and editor Tom Cross.
  • Shooting for the Moon. A detailed look at the production of First Man and how Chazelle and Gosling collaborated on his performance.
  • Preparing to Launch. Director Damien Chazelle explains why he decided on making a film about Neil Armstrong and why his story is still so relevant.
  • Giant Leap in One Small Step. A character study on the team behind the real-life Moon landing.
  • Mission Gone Wrong. A behind-the-scenes documentary on how Ryan Gosling trained to nail the test pilot sequences and how he learnt to do all his own stunts.
  • Putting You in the Seat. A fascinating in-depth look at how the film was shot and the cinematography.
  • Recreating the Moon Landing. A documentary about recreating that iconic Moon landing scene.
  • Shooting at NASA. Gosling and Chazelle detail how the real-life NASA brought authenticity to their film.
  • Astronaut Training. A behind-the-scenes look at the boot camp each actor took before filming First Man.
  • Deleted Scenes.

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Amelia Nancy Harvey

A Bournemouth based freelance writer who specializes in film, culture, lifestyle and LBGTQ writing. A former bookseller, EFL coordinator and copywriter.