Frustrated poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Brazil and encounters the beguiling architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Initial hostilities make way for a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop’s relationship to the world around her.
Anchored by magnificent lead performances from Miranda Otto and Gloria Pires, Reaching for the Moon is an intimate snapshot of the search for inspiration, wherever and however you find it.
Reaching for the Moon
- Official Selection - Tribeca 2013
- Official Selection - Berlin 2013
Drama / True Story
- Miranda Otto (The Homesman, the Lord of the Rings)
- Gloria Pires (If I Were You)
- Tracy Middendorf (Mission Impossible III)
Award Winning Director Bruno Barreto (Four Days in September)
Lucy Barreto, Paula Barreto