GenreComedy, Drama Music directorMichael Sahl CountryUnited Kingdom
Release date1987 (1987) WriterJill Godmilow (story), Mark Magill (screenplay), Mark Magill (story) Initial releaseMarch 6, 1987 (New York City) CastLinda Hunt (Alice B. Toklas), Linda Bassett (Gertrude Stein), Jacques Boudet (Guillaume Apollinaire), Andrew McCarthy (Henry Hopper), Bernadette Lafont (Fernande Olivier), Adolfo Vargas (Pablo Picasso (voice)) Similar moviesThe Most Dangerous Woman Alive, Class of 1984, Pinball Summer, Youth, Knock Knock, Summer Lovers
Waiting for the Moon is a 1987 Twentieth Century Fox film about Gertrude Stein and her lover and assistant Alice B. Toklas, played by Linda Bassett and Linda Hunt. Set in the 1930s, it depicts the two women meeting Pablo Picasso and his lover Fernande Olivier (played by Bernadette Lafont), as well as the authors Ernest Hemingway (Bruce McGill), and Guillaume Apollinaire (Jacques Boudet). The film was written by Mark Magill and directed by Jill Godmilow.