The Legacy of Luna
|Author||Julia Butterfly Hill|
|April 1, 2000|
|Media type||Print (hardcover and paperback)|
|Pages||272 pp; 1st edition|
|333.75/16/092 B 21|
|LC Class||SD129.H53 A3 2000|
The Legacy of Luna is a book written by Julia Butterfly Hill about her experiences while protecting a tree named Luna. It is based on a true story, written like a diary of two years spent in an ancient redwood.
The book was published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. in 2000.
A film adaptation of The Legacy of Luna called Luna was scheduled to be released in 2010[needs update], directed by Deepa Mehta. Rachel Weisz was set to star as Hill and actively worked to get the project off the ground, saying:
|“||I flew out to meet her in San Francisco. She’s a very strange character, a great person, and it’s an incredible story, an inspirational story. I’ve been desperately trying to get that movie together, but right now it’s very hard to get money for dramas, particularly a drama with a female at the centre of it. ... If you happen to know of anyone who’s a philanthropist and who’s interested in conservation ...||”|
- Butterfly, a documentary film about Hill and her campaign
- "The Legacy of Luna (review)". Retrieved 2010-06-07.
- Brown, Mick (2009-08-01). "Rachel Weisz talks about starring in A Streetcar Named Desire". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2009-09-18.
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