A new movie starring Canadian actor Ryan Gosling tells of the story of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon–but omits the American flag.

The Telegraph reports that the flag is not shown in the new movie First Man, with star Ryan Gosling saying that the American moon landing “transcended countries and borders,” and that instead of being an American achievement, it was a “human achievement.”

Article by Justin Caruso

The Canadian actor also acknowledged his own “cognitive bias” due to his nationality.

First Man is slated for an October 12, 2018 release date

It’s unclear exactly why the movie would omit the iconic image of Buzz Aldrin standing on the moon with the American flag planted in the surface, even if the producers do consider it a “human achievement” and not solely an American one.

Although, it is solely an American one, as the United States is, to this day, the only nation that sent a man to the moon….

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