Synopses & Reviews
Meryl Streep is Julia Child and Amy Adams is Julie Powell in writer-director Nora Ephron's adaptation of two best-selling memoirs: Powell's Julie and Julia
and My Life in France
, by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme.
Based on two true stories, Julie and 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.
"Julie and Julia is one of the gentlest, most charming American movies of the past decade." The New Yorker
"It's a light and entertaining treat, with winning performances, sharp writing and some happy surprises." USA Today
Julia Child's life with her husband in Paris is intertwined with the life of thirty-year-old Queens resident Julie Powell who decides to cook every recipe in Child's book Mastering the art of French cooking over the course of one year.