A look at the life of the astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) from the time he joined the space program as a young engineer to the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. Tracing the many steps that led to that giant leap for mankind, Armstrong struggles to balance the great danger of pioneering space exploration with his deep love for his wife and children.
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
2019 Academy Awards
Based on the biography First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong by James R. Hansen