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“The House We Live In”: Elizabeth Bishop on the Big Screen

When I first traveled to Rio de Janeiro to research all things Elizabeth Bishop, in 2002, I did not understand how or why everyone—from university professors to taxi drivers, artisans, artists, and entrepreneurs—had something to say about a poeta norteamericana. I quickly learned that I had to spend...
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    Let's go see the Tribeca Film Festival's one Latin film, Brazilian director Bruno Barreto's "Reaching for the Moon." Based on real characters in 1950s Rio, frustrated poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Brazil and meets the beguiling architect Lota de Macedo Soares, starting a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop’s relationship to the world. Life is like that isn't it?

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