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Bruno Barreto

ReThink Review: Reaching for the Moon - Of Parks and Poetry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Kim

I went into Reaching For the Moon as blind as could be, having never heard of Elizabeth Bishop, her poetry, Lota de Macedo Soares, or the creation of Flamengo Park, and I left totally curious and enthralled by all of it.

'Reaching for the Moon' - The Story of Poet Elizabeth Bishop and Her Love Affair With Lota de Macedo Soares

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

If you want to take your mind off local politics -- which I do for a day or two -- this might be a good film to see.

Reaching for the Moon: Bishop, Barreto and the Art of Losing

Camila Gibran | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Camila Gibran

Barreto's film, Reaching for the Moon, takes us on a fifteen year journey within two countries, in two languages, in the lives of two women: the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota De Macedo Soares, whose love relationship didn't bow to convention.