Waiting for the Moon (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Waiting for the Moon (1987)

Waiting for the Moon




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In this PBS "American Playhouse" movie, the relationship between Gertrude Stein (Linda Bassett) and Alice B. Toklas (Linda Hunt) is examined as the two Americans live the artistic lifestyle of 1920s Paris.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Jill Godmilow, Mark Magill
On DVD: Apr 25, 2006


Linda Bassett
as Gertrude Stein
Linda Hunt
as Alice B. Toklas
Bernadette Lafont
as Fernande Olivier
Andrew McCarthy
as Henry Hopper
Bruce McGill
as Ernest Hemingway
Jacques Boudet
as Guillaume Apollinair...

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Critic Reviews for Waiting for the Moon

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | May 21, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | September 19, 2006

Beautifully conveys that special feeling when two separate individuals find themselves at one with each other and the world.

Full Review… | April 5, 2001
Spirituality and Practice

Well, a rose is a rose is a rose, and a movie is a movie is a snoozefest.

Full Review… | February 21, 2001

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