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About the Movie
In the role that brought her amazing critical acclaim, an Academy Award® nomination, the Golden Globe® Award and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, Annette Bening plays a beautiful and beguiling actress who finds herself bored with her role as the toast of the town in Being Julia. Julia Lambert (Bening) is a true diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy and famous. She has it all--including a devoted husband (Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons, 1990 Best Actor, Reversal of Fortune) who has masterminded her brilliant career--but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. Julia finds exactly what she's looking for in a handsome young American fan, but it isn't long before the novelty fling adds a few more sparks than she was hoping for. Fortunately for her, this surprise twist in the plot will thrust her back into the greatest role of her life--Being Julia.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 123
- Fresh: 94
- Rotten: 29
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Bening slips into this role naturally and wholly.
Fresh: Bening shines, and the film shines too.
Fresh: There are several notable actors in it, most of them quite good, but it's the glorious Annette Bening who hoists this flawed production on her mink-wrapped shoulders and makes it work.
Rotten: I liked the movie in its own way, while it was cheerfully chugging along, but the ending let me down.
Now that's a movie worth renting.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2004
- © 2004 2024846 Ontario Inc., Being Julia Productions Limited and ISL Film Kft. All Rights Reserved.
- Being Julia (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Various Artists