TIGLFF Review: Reaching for the Moon

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In 1951, Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro in search of new inspiration for her work. She finds this inspiration in the arms of Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Director Bruno Barreto artfully captures Elizabeth and Lota’s tragic love affair — as well as Brazil’s 1964 military coup — in this lush drama. Sat. Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., Tampa.

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