This powerful biographical drama charts the life of Neil Armstrong during the years leading up to the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon. It explores the pressure they are under, and how families and friendships are tested to breaking point by the demands of the programme and the need to win the space race. Running time 141 minutes.
Our first film to be screened using the newly installed DOLBY 7.1 surround sound system in the main cinema.
The musical score for First Man was composed by Justin Hurwitz, and was performed by a 94-piece orchestra, with instruments such as the electronic theremin and Moog synthesizer, as well as vintage sound-altering machines including Leslie speakers and an Echoplex. The album for the sound track was released in October 2018. Details of the interaction between the director, and the sound technicians can be found in this article – Recreating the Authentic Sounds of Early Spaceflight in First Man.