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Review: 'Reaching for the Moon' stately look at tragic love affair
More narratively metronomic than cinematically metered, Brazilian filmmaker Bruno Barretto's "Reaching for the Moon" examines the mid-20th century love affair between award-winning American poet laureate Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) and gregarious, politically connected Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (Glória Pires).
By Robert Abele
November 27, 2013