Julie & Julia is a American comedy-drama film written and directed by Nora Ephron starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, and Chris Messina. The film contrasts the life of chef Julia Child in the early years of her culinary career with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell, who aspires to cook all . Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. Nora Ephron (screenplay), Julie Powell (book) Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina. Based on two true stories, "Julie & Julia" intertwines the lives of two women who, though separated by time and space, are both at loose ends until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and butter, anything is possible. Rating: PG (for brief strong language and some sensuality). Genre.
5 Aug Did you ever want to take a three-day bus trip sitting next to Julia Child? Just asking. In minute programs on TV, she was priceless. But to live with her, I suspect, must have taken the patience of a saint. Her husband Paul in “Julie & Julia” is portrayed as a saint, so that explains her marriage. 6 Aug In an understated but nonetheless climactic scene in Nora Ephron's “Julie & Julia ,” Julia Child (Meryl Streep) and her editor, Judith Jones (Erin Dilly), struggle to come up with a title for the culinary doorstopper Julia has spent the past eight years composing. It's not an especially suspenseful moment. 12 Sep There are few more civilised, civilising and generally delightful movies around at the moment than Nora Ephron's Julie & Julia, a film that treats two very American subjects the British cinema largely neglects or frowns upon: success, fame and the middle-class dedication to the achievement of excellence.
19 Aug UPDATE Feb. 2, Meryl Streep is nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in the coming 82nd Academy Awards. UPDATE Jan. 17, Meryl Streep has just won the Best Actress Award (Comedy or Musical) at the Golden Globes. Update Dec. 16, Julie and Julia has been nominated for a Golden.