Go up a couple of post to see what i said about finding paradise. It will not be the same emotional rolercoaster than to the moon...even if you have no feelings and is cold blooded feelingless machine that stoicaly played it without any humidity hiting your eyes!!!
P.s: it is not a very 'replayable' game. At least feelingwise. But yes, references are applenty.
-when they are kids and rivers ask what happens if they can't meet and jonny anwsers 'then we will regroup on the moon, silly!'. I think i dropped dead at that momment. It is such a strong scene by the fact it connects everything!
-and of course the last momment, like you said, with them holding hands and seeing the moon just before jonny dies. It gives a powerfull finish to what you did during the whole game.
Overall, it is so sad that those 2 people who loved each other so much could only really connect once, when they were kids. Jonny forgeting his first meeting with river, not understanding what his wife wants and river trying to make him remember and both doing so very poorly.
I could talk about this game for hours. I'll leave it at that.