Wednesday Night at the Cinematheque
21st Century LGBTQ Cinema
Reaching for the Moon
(d Bruno Barreto w Matthew Chapman, Julie Sayres -- 2013 -- Brazil), 118 mins.
The film dramatizes the love story of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Set largely in Petrópolis between the years 1951 and 1967, the film tells the story of Bishop’s passionate and often tumultuous life with Soares in Brazil.