30.09. - 09.10.2021

First Man USA 2018 | 141 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Damien Chazelle

DAMIEN CHAZELLE (*1985) won two Golden Globe Awards for direction and screenplay for his musical La La Land (2016) and 6 Oscars, including for the Best Direction. In 2015, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his second film Whiplash.

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After the international success of La La Land, director Damien Chazelle and Darsteller Ryan Gosling set out for the moon –  in a thrilling biopic about the US astronaut Neil Armstrong. He's a 20th century hero: Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling). In the early morning of 21st July 1969 he clambered down from the landing craft and became the first human to walk on the moon. But before this pioneering mission came years of conflict and hardship – for Armstrong, but above all for his wife Janet (Claire Foy) and his family. The American space programme was dominated by dramatic events between 1961 and 1969, until Armstrong could finally say the famous words: "This is one small step for (a) man, but a giant leap for mankind."
Original title: First Man
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Damien Chazelle
Screenplay: Josh Singer, basierend auf dem Buch von James R. Hansen
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Ciaran Hinds, Christopher Abbott, Patrick Fugit, Lukas Haas
Producer: Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, Damien Chazelle
Director of Photography: Linus Sandgren
Music: Justin Hurwitz
Production Design: Nathan Crowley
Editor: Tom Cross
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor: Universal Pictures International Germany
World Sales:
Production: Amblin Entertainment; DreamWorks; Perfect World Pictures; Temple Hill Entertainment; Universal Pictures
Contact: Antje Pankow, Universal Pictures International Germany GmbH:


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