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Julia and Julia (1987)
"Giulia e Giulia" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Fantasy  |  5 February 1988 (USA)
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Julia, an American woman living in Italy, becomes depressed and traumatized after her husband Paolo is killed in a car accident on their wedding day. Six years later, Julia inexplicably ... See full summary »

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Julia
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Paolo's Father
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Angela Goodwin ...
Paolo's Mother
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Daniel
Lidia Broccolino ...
Carla
Norman Mozzato ...
Luigi
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Goffredo
Mirella Falco ...
Woman
Alexander Van Wyk ...
Marco
Francesca Muzio ...
Sara
John Steiner ...
Alex
Bruno Cappelletti ...
Worker
Maurizio Tabani ...
Bartender
Renato Scarpa ...
Police Inspector
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Julia, an American woman living in Italy, becomes depressed and traumatized after her husband Paolo is killed in a car accident on their wedding day. Six years later, Julia inexplicably finds herself sliding in time between two different worlds, where in one she is still struggling with her grief over Paolo's death, and in the other she is married to Paolo. In the latter time-line, Paolo is alive and well with their five year old son, and Julia is having an affair with a British gentleman named Daniel. The frequent supernatural sliding between these two worlds threaten to drive Julia crazy, as she begins having difficulty in telling them apart, and as she learns which world she is currently living in. Written by Matthew Patay

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Worth a look for a few plot twists and a near-naked Sting.
22 February 2001 | by (Huntsville,AL) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that I watched this film only in search of a certain Englishman's nudity, but the film wasn't all that bad. Apparently it did take a turn in American theatres, but it looks like a 2 hour-long soap opera on video. Julia (Kathleen Turner) gets thrown between two possibilites of her life after a horrible accident takes place, or does it? I won't give away the major plot of the movie, but I will say that my only real problem with the plot was that "Julia" keeps rejecting Sting!(The musician and actor, not the wrestler!) That gets the "Light-headed Bimbo" award right there! Otherwise, it's intense, and the situations are as frustrating and confusing to the viewer as it is to the Light-headed Bimbo heroine, so you at least feel her suffering. I cannot shake the feeling that Kathleen Turner didn't get much rehearsal or something, because several of her emotional scenes, in my opinion, were laughable. I'm not surprised by many movies but several plot twists were surprising and effective. Definately worth a look, especially if you're a BIG Sting fan. 2.75 out of 5 stars. Sting gets 4 out of 5 for his beautiful body.(A full-monty would've earned him 5.) WOO HOO!


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