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Reaching for the Moon

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Romance Drama 20131h 58mOn: Free Services Prime Video Kanopy Tags: Religion Country: Brazil

In 1951, New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Mary is jealous, but unconventional Lota is determined to have both women at all costs. This eternal triangle plays out against the backdrop of the military coup of 1964. Bishop’s moving poems are at the core of a film which lushly illustrates a crucial phase in the life of this influential Pulitzer prize-winning poet.Reaching for the Moon featuring Miranda Otto and Glória Pires is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, free on Tubi, and 3 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (2,963 votes).

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Bruno Barreto


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Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Wolfe).

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Coming soon to Hulu on May 14th, 2021 (PDT).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#14,333 Ranked Movie

#1189 Ranked in Biography Movies

#1676 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

#1705 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

Reaching for the Moon has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (2,963 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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