Being Julia

A World Apart

No distance of place nor lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.”
Robert Southey, English Poet 1774-1843

In October, three of us were lucky enough to attend the very first showing worldwide ofJULIA. This documentary tells the life of Julia Child.

We loved it so much that a few weeks later when attending a casual lunch with other friends, we regaled them with the story and our thoughts on this fascinating woman. Several of the other guests immediately said they would go to see the documentary.

Then pinnies on, wooden spoons and glass in hand , we set out to
Be Julia.

Laughter and fun all around as three elderly women played at Being Julia.
The cast was so well chosen. Meryl Steep as Julia is superb and Stanley Tucci was all I ever thought…

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2 responses to “Being Julia

  1. Is this a new documentary, Judith? I remember seeing Meryl Streep giving a marvellous performance as Julia in a film quite a long time ago – the voice was amazing! – so am a bit confused.


  2. Yes Cat. It was released in October and for some reason the first place to show it worldwide, was here in Wellington. That doesn’t happen often.


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