BRUNO BARRETO

REACHING FOR THE MOON

Two iconic women. One unyielding passion.
2013 · 118 mins · Drama

REACHING FOR THE MOON is the story of the unlikely and often tumultuous relationship between two extraordinary women: American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. Struggling with writer’s block, Bishop opts for a “geographic cure” and travels from New York to Rio de Janeiro to visit her college friend, Mary. There Bishop meets Mary’s partner, Lota, and the two women become embroiled in a tempestuous relationship that will span decades.

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"Imagines Elizabeth Bishop’s extraordinary relationship with Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares… a battle of creative and romantic egos." NEW YORK TIMES

Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9037
Languages
English
Encoding
PAL

Directed by

Bruno Barreto

Featuring

Miranda Otto, Gloria Pires