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Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras)

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Miranda Otto Miranda Otto
Elizabeth Bishop
Glória Pires Glória Pires
Lota de Macedo Soares
Marcello Airoldi Marcello Airoldi
Carlos Lacerda
Tânia Costa Tânia Costa
Marianna Mac Niven Marianna Mac Niven
Marcio Ehrlich Marcio Ehrlich
José Eduardo Macedo Soares
Lola Kirke Lola Kirke
Margaret Bennett

Written by (View all)
Matthew Chapman Matthew Chapman
(screenplay) and
Julie Sayres Julie Sayres


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Description: This sumptuous English-language ‘50s period piece recounts the mid-life years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (played by Miranda Otto, Lord of the Rings) when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero — where she would also fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares (butched up to the hilt by beautifully handsome Brazilian TV star Gloria Pires). From renowned Brazilian director Bruno Barreto (Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands), Reaching for the Moon looks to be one of the biggest lesbian films of the year. Full story here: [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 16 August 2013
Tags: Lesbian (3), Glbt (2), Lesbian Romance (1), Biopic (1), Poetry (1), Love Triangle (1), 1950s (1), Love Affair (1), Rio (1), Rio De Janiero (1), Architect (1), Poet (1), Writer (1), Set In The 1950s (1), Brazil (1), Romance (1), Drama (1), Biography (1), 2013 (1), Writers (1)
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" A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares."

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