Waiting for the Moon
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Waiting for the Moon
Well into the 1930s, there was an expatriate community of Americans who lived in Paris or the French countryside, and who eventually became influential artists and writers. These included the painter Edward Hopper, the writer Ernest Hemingway, and the musician Virgil Thomson. Writer and poet Gertrude Stein and her lifelong companion Alice B. Toklas (perhaps best known for her marijuana recipes) were the patrons of these and other artists, including Guillaume Apollinaire. In this PBS American Playhouse movie, the two are seen in the mid-1930s, and the unflinching loyalty and love that Toklas… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Almost contemptuous of fact, this unconvincing lesbian romance opts for a soft, amorphous approach in depicting the elationship between the writer-emigre Gertrude Stein and longtime companion Alice B. Toklas."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Beautifully conveys that special feeling when two separate individuals find themselves at one with each other and the world."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Well, a rose is a rose is a rose, and a movie is a movie is a snoozefest."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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