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Reaching for the Moon 2013 12

118 mins Director. Bruno Barreto

A lavishly crafted and impeccably acted film about the tumultuous relationship between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares, the mastermind behind Rio De Janeiro’s Flamengo Park.

The highs of their lives together – Bishop’s Pulitzer Prize, Soares’ Flamengo Park commission – are equalled by their lows – Bishop’s alcoholism, Soares’ nervous breakdown. But through it all, their love for one another is undeniable, and is brought to life in this exquisite film from Oscar®-nominated director Bruno Barreto.

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Directed by

Bruno Barreto

Featuring

Miranda Otto

Glória Pires

Tracy Middendorf

Marcello Airoldi

Lola Kirke

Genres

Romance Biopic

Collection

BFI Flare presents The Power of Love Love BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival Presents

Certificate

12 Contains strong language, moderate sex references, suicide scene

Released

2013

Language

Portuguese

Production company

Filmes do Equador

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