This sumptuous English-language '50s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto, Lord of the Rings) when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero - where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares (beautifully handsome Brazilian star Gloria Pires).
Miranda Otto,Tracy Middendorf,Gloria Pires
Frustrated poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Brazil and encounters the beguiling architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Initial hostilities make way for a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop's relationship to the world around her. Anchored by magnificent lead performances from Miranda Otto and Gloria Pires, Reaching for the Moon is an intimate snapshot of the search for inspiration, wherever and however you find it.