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FIRST MAN | IMAX Melbourne

FIRST MAN

Rated: M
Occasional coarse language
Runtime: 141 minutes

FIRST MAN will be presented in IMAX 4K LASER DIGITAL

LUNAR SEQUENCE SHOT WITH IMAX FILM CAMERAS!*

Early buzz from the Venice Film Festival is sensational for FIRST MAN!

"...the film finally gets to the moon landing, and what a sight it is. This extended sequence (see it in IMAX if you can, please) is stunning, and worth the price of admission alone." Chris Evangelista, Slash Film

“....to the moon landing finale itself... The less said in advance about this staggering sequence the better, other than that it crackles with eeriness and wonder, looks utterly real, and is the reason to see First Man on the biggest cinema screen you can find.” - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

“First Man is so immersive in its glitchy, hurtling, melting-metal authenticity that it makes a space drama like Apollo 13 look like a puppet show.” - Owen Gleiberman, Variety

“Steering an astonishingly accomplished path between the small steps and the giant leaps of the Apollo 11 mission, reigning Best Director Damien Chazelle..... First Man (is) an immersive, immaculately crafted, often spectacular and satisfyingly old-fashioned epic that may well become the definitive moon-landing movie.” - Jessica Kiang, The Playlist

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
 
Written by Academy Award® winner Josh Singer (Spotlight), the drama is produced by Wyck Godfrey & Marty Bowen (The Twilight Saga, The Fault in Our Stars) through their Temple Hill Entertainment banner, alongside Chazelle and Gosling. Isaac Klausner (The Fault in Our Stars) executive produces. DreamWorks Pictures co-finances the film.

*These specific sequences will expand vertically to fill our massive (23m in height) IMAX screen sheet, delivering unprecedented crispness and clarity and a truly immersive experience for moviegoers.

The IMAX release of First Man will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.