Reaching for the Moon (2013 film)
|Reaching for the Moon|
|Directed by||Bruno Barreto|
|Produced by||Paula Barreto
Marianna Mac Nieven
|Music by||Marcelo Zarvos|
|Cinematography||Mauro Pinheiro Jr.|
|Edited by||Leticia Giffoni|
|Distributed by||Cinema Management Group (International Sales Agent)
Imagem Filmes (Brazil)
Leap Frog Films (Australia)
Reaching for the Moon (Portuguese: Flores Raras, "Rare Flowers") is a 2013 Brazilian biographical drama film directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on the book Flores Raras e Banalíssimas (in English, Rare and Commonplace Flowers), by Carmem Lucia de Oliveira.
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.
- Glória Pires as Lota de Macedo Soares
- Miranda Otto as Elizabeth Bishop
- Tracy Middendorf as Mary Morse
- Treat Williams as Robert Lowell
- Marcello Airoldi as Carlos Lacerda
- Lola Kirke as Margaret
- Luciana Souza as Joana
- Tânia Costa as Dindinha
- Marianna Mac Nieven as Malu
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