Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the moon. Only twelve American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. This is the story.
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Just watching the POV footage on the lunar rover is worth it alone. The stuff of dreams. There are also some great metaphysical musings by the astronauts looking back at earth, revolving around the moon, that are particularly refreshing. A spirituality that rises beyond religions and dogmas from staring at floating rocks in space. One particularly fragile blue jewel vanishing in a sea of limitless black.
Great footage and interviews. The score by Philip Shepard could be described as predictably uplifting, somewhat over-present, and full of that wondrous awe-type music with choral oohs and ahs. I liked Eno's score in For All Mankind better. Or Philip Glass is always a good choice for pretty much anything.