Reaching for the Moon
Sunday 4th May 2014
Set at the height of 1950s glamour, this audience award winning drama recounts the extraordinary relationship between Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (played by Miranda Otto, Lord of the Rings) and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (the beautifully handsome Gloria Pires).
In search of inspiration, Bishop leaves America having accepted the invitation of an old college friend to stay with her on her sprawling country estate in Brazil. But she never counted on meeting the love of her life - her friend's partner.
At first, the fiery personalities of the two women collide and lead to passion-fuelled debates, but animosity quickly turns to attraction, then desire. From Oscar-nominated director Bruno Barreto, Reaching for the Moon, released on DVD by Saffron Hill on 12th May 2014, is an intimate portrait of two remarkable artists as they discover the most incredible love.
- The Making of Featurette
- Interview with Directo
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.