Waiting for the Moon (film)

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Waiting for the Moon
Promotional poster
Directed by Jill Godmilow
Written by Mark Magill
Starring Linda Bassett
Linda Hunt
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
6 March, 1987 (New York City)
Running time
88 min.
Country United Kingdom
United States
West Germany
Language English
Box office $751,555[1]

Waiting for the Moon is a 1987 Twentieth Century Fox film about Gertrude Stein and her lover and assistant Alice B. Toklas, played by Linda Bassett and Linda Hunt. Set in the 1930s, it depicts the two women meeting Pablo Picasso and his lover Fernande Olivier (played by Bernadette Lafont), as well as the authors Ernest Hemingway (Bruce McGill), and Guillaume Apollinaire (Jacques Boudet). The film was written by Mark Magill and directed by Jill Godmilow.


  1. ^ "Waiting for the Moon (1987)". Box Office Mojo. 1987-03-06. Retrieved 2013-07-27. 

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Preceded by
Smooth Talk
Sundance Grand Jury Prize: U.S. Dramatic
Succeeded by
Heat and Sunlight