Being Julia Poster

Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2005

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Julia Lambert (Annette Bening) is a popular but aging stage actress who is losing passion for her career. Her husband and director, Michael Gosselyn (Jeremy Irons), introduces her to a young American actor, Tom (Shaun Evans), who professes admiration for her. Julia and Tom start an affair, but soon she realizes that Tom is just using her to advance his own career and that of his other girlfriend, actress Avice Crichton (Lucy Punch). Julia befriends Avice, all the while plotting her revenge.

Cast: Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Bruce Greenwood, Miriam Margolyes, Juliet Stevenson, Shaun Evans, Lucy Punch, Maury Chaykin

Director: István Szabó

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Serendipity Point Films, Myriad Pictures, Hogarth Productions, First Choice Films

Keywords: Deception, Revenge, 1930s, Spirited, Melodramatic, Endearing, London, Best friend

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Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role