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Julie & Julia -- A culinary legend provides a frustrated office worker with a new recipe for life in Julie & Julia, the true stories of how Julia Child’s (Meryl Streep) life and cookbook inspired fledgling writer Julie Powell (Amy Adams) to whip up 524 recipes in 365 days.
Julie & Julia -- Frustrated secretary Julie Powell (Adams) tries to shake up her life by chronicling her attempt to cook all 524 recipes in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking in a year's time.
Julie & Julia -- Here's a clip from the movie Julie & Julia.
Julie & Julia -- Interview: Stanley Tucci "On how Paul Child supported Julia Child in her desire to cook"
Julie & Julia -- Interview: Meryl Streep "On who Julia Child was"


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Writers (WGA):
Nora Ephron (screenplay)
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7 August 2009 (USA) See more »
Passion. Ambition. Butter. Do You Have What It Takes? See more »
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Meryl Streep ... Julia Child

Amy Adams ... Julie Powell

Stanley Tucci ... Paul Child

Chris Messina ... Eric Powell

Linda Emond ... Simone Beck
Helen Carey ... Louisette Bertholle

Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Sarah

Jane Lynch ... Dorothy McWilliams

Joan Juliet Buck ... Madame Brassart
Crystal Noelle ... Ernestine
George Bartenieff ... Chef Max Bugnard

Vanessa Ferlito ... Cassie

Casey Wilson ... Regina

Jillian Bach ... Annabelle

Andrew Garman ... John O'Brien
Michael Brian Dunn ... Ivan Cousins
Remak Ramsay ... John McWilliams
Diane Kagan ... Phila McWilliams
Pamela Stewart ... Instructor at Le Cordon Bleu (as Pamela Holden Stewart)
Jeff Brooks ... Minister

Frances Sternhagen ... Irma Rombauer
Brooks Ashmanskas ... Mr. Misher

Eric Sheffer Stevens ... Tim

Brian Avers ... Garth

Kacie Sheik ... Annette

Megan Byrne ... Woman at the Party

Deborah Rush ... Avis De Voto

Helen Coxe ... Dorothy De Santillana
Amanda Hesser ... Herself
Maryann Urbano ... Dinner Guest
Simon Jutras ... Dinner Guest
Felicity Jones ... Dinner Guest
Meg Kettell ... Simca's Concierge

Stephen Bogardus ... Scott McLeod

Byron Jennings ... Houghton Mifflin Executive

Kelly AuCoin ... Houghton Mifflin Executive

Richard Bekins ... Houghton Mifflin Executive
Luc Palun ... The Chestnut Vendor
Rémy Roubakha ... Oyster Man

Marceline Hugot ... Madame Bernheim

Erin Dilly ... Judith Jones

Robert Emmet Lunney ... Bill Koshland
Guiesseppe Jones ... Mailman
Jeff Talbott ... Interrogator

Johnny Sparks ... Interrogator

Simon Feil ... GI

Paul Borghese ... GI
Mark Gindick ... GI
D.L. Shroder ... GI

Darin De Paul ... GI

Tom Galantich ... American Ambassador
Allyn Burrows ... Waiter in Paris Café
Cenovia Cummins ... Musician at the Wedding (as Natalie Cenovia Cummins)
Maxim Moston ... Musician at the Wedding
Shmuel Katz ... Musician at the Wedding
Paul Ognissanti ... Musician at the Wedding
Eric G. Halvorson ... Musician at the Wedding

Julia Prud'homme ... Bridge Teacher
Dimitri Radochevitch ... Fish Monger
Emmanuel Suarez ... Baker
Christelle Cornil ... Baker's Wife
Françoise Lebrun ... Baker's Mother

Teddy Bergman ... Cobb Salad Waiter
Jean-Pierre Becker ... Fruit Store Owner
Mark Wilkins ... Butcher
Jamie Hall ... Cheese Guy
Francesco David ... Butcher

Denise M. Whalen ... Dancer
Luis Villabon ... Dancer

Valentine Aprile ... Dancer
Alexander Brady ... Dancer
Roy William Gardner ... Exhibit Guest
Dianne Dreyer ... American Housewife
Evelyn Taucher ... Hat-Making Teacher (as Evalyn B. Taucher)

Mary Kay Place ... Julie's Mom (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Gerard Adimando ... Diplomat at the Wedding (uncredited)

Dan Aykroyd ... Himself (uncredited)
Ira Berkowitz ... Paris Train Porter (uncredited)
Beth Campbell ... Bridge Player (uncredited)

Lou D'Amato ... French Bureaucrat (uncredited)

Steve Dash ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)

Francis Dumaurier ... Looping Voices (uncredited)
Vivian Kalinov ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Corby Kummer ... Guest at Embassy Party (uncredited)

Alyssa Lakota ... French Maid Server (uncredited)

Fran Lieu ... Dinner Guest (uncredited)

Lauren McCune ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

Trish McGettrick ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Jackie Prucha ... Office Worker (uncredited)
Peter Riga ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Robert Sciglimpaglia ... Railroad Commuter (uncredited)
Stacey Scotte ... Cooking Show Guest (uncredited)

Harry L. Seddon ... New York City Subway Conductor (uncredited)

Kent Sladyk ... Paris Train Porter (uncredited)
Joey Sontz ... Wedding Dancer (uncredited)

Tom Stratford ... Gangster (uncredited)
Paul Thornton ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Jonah Triebwasser ... Paris Train Conductor (uncredited)

Stephanie Valkanas ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Jonathan Wenk ... NY Times Photographer (uncredited)

Directed by
Nora Ephron 
Writing credits
Nora Ephron (screenplay)

Julie Powell (book "Julie & Julia")

Julia Child (book "My Life in France") and
Alex Prud'homme (book "My Life in France")

Produced by
John Bernard .... line producer: Paris
Dianne Dreyer .... co-producer
Nora Ephron .... producer
Donald J. Lee Jr. .... executive producer
Laurence Mark .... producer
Amy Robinson .... producer
Scott Rudin .... executive producer
J.J. Sacha .... associate producer
Eric Steel .... producer
Dana Stevens .... executive producer
Original Music by
Alexandre Desplat 
Cinematography by
Stephen Goldblatt (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Richard Marks 
Casting by
Kathy Driscoll  (as Kathy Driscoll-Mohler)
Francine Maisler 
Production Design by
Mark Ricker 
Art Direction by
Ben Barraud  (as Benjamin John Barraud)
Set Decoration by
Susan Bode  (as Susan Bode Tyson)
Costume Design by
Ann Roth 
Makeup Department
Jerry DeCarlo .... hair department head
J. Roy Helland .... hair stylist: Ms. Streep
J. Roy Helland .... makeup artist: Ms. Streep
Catherine Jabes .... key hair stylist: Paris (as Cathy Jabes)
Kyra Panchenko .... makeup department head
Aurélie Rameau .... additional make up artist
Florence Roumieu .... key makeup artist: Paris
James Sarzotti .... key makeup artist
Peggy Schierholz .... key hair stylist (as Peg Schierholz)
Dina Sliwak .... assistant makeup artist
Laurence Grosjean .... additional makeup artist: Paris (uncredited)
Irène Jordi .... additional makeup artist: Paris (uncredited)
Sherri Berman Laurence .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Anita Roganovic .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Olivier Seyfrid .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Amy Spiegel .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jean Luc Villeneuve .... makeup artist: Paris (uncredited)
Production Management
Gilles Castera .... unit production manager: Paris
Erica Kay .... production supervisor
Donald J. Lee Jr. .... unit production manager
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Matthieu Vogel .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeffrey T. Bernstein .... first assistant director
Ali Cherkaoui .... first assistant director: Paris
Denis Doyle .... first assistant director: second unit, New York
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon .... second unit director: New York
Marcos González Palma .... dga trainee
Nancy Herrmann .... second assistant director
Ariane Lacan .... second assistant director: Paris
Ted O'Connor .... second second assistant director
Julian Brehier .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
Kevin Frilet .... assistant director: Paris (uncredited)
Estelle Gérard .... assistant director: France (uncredited)
Guilhem Malgoire .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Anthony Baldasare .... assistant property master
Nicolas Brechat .... swing gang
Diana Burton .... property master (as Diana E. Burton)
Patrick Campbell .... storyboard artist
Luke Cantarella .... assistant art director (as Luke Hegel-Cantarella)
Jeremy Chapelet .... construction manager: Paris (as Jérémie Chapelet)
Pierre Choumeurthe .... property master: Paris
Pierre Choumeurthe .... props
Hélène Dubreuil .... set decorator: Paris
Joseph Garzero .... charge scenic
Jonathan Graham .... key construction grip
Bruce Lee Gross .... leadman
Ludovic Guille .... carpenter
Gregory Hill .... graphic artist
Gay Howard .... art department coordinator: set decoration department (as G.A. Howard)
Claire Kirk .... art department coordinator
Ana Lombardo .... assistant property master
Robin McAllister .... assistant property master (as Robin Voth)
Kathryn C. McGinnis .... scenic artist
Rebecca Meis DeMarco .... assistant set decorator
Nick Miller .... construction coordinator
Anthony O.H. Navarro .... set dresser
Antonio Nogueira .... prop buyer
Blythe R.D. Quinlan .... assistant art director
Mick Rossman .... camera scenic
Amy Safhay .... lead greensperson
Joel Tishcoff .... key construction electrician
Bettina von den Steinen .... art director: Paris
James Whelan .... on-set dresser
Jason 'Jay' Brown .... second set dresser (uncredited)
Lou Charles .... additional set dresser (uncredited)
Elan Dassani .... computer graphic designer (uncredited)
Alexander Garzero .... scenic shopman (uncredited)
Apache Gonzalez .... set dresser (uncredited)
Doug Huszti .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Imogen Lee .... set decoration production assistant (uncredited)
Thomas Lemierre .... swing gang (uncredited)
Kimberley Lieber .... set dresser (uncredited)
Eric Pastore .... props (uncredited)
Michael Powsner .... props (uncredited)
Jennifer Santucci .... set dresser (uncredited)
Todd Seidman .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Zach Selter .... set dresser (uncredited)
Greg Voth .... graphic artist: props (uncredited)
Alexis Weiss .... set dresser (uncredited)
Joan Winters .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ron Bochar .... supervising sound editor
Ron Bochar .... supervising sound mixer
David Boulton .... adr mixer (as David Bolton)
Kam Chan .... supervising foley editor
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (as Mario Costanzo)
Lee Dichter .... supervising sound mixer
Chris Fielder .... assistant sound editor
Sean Garnhart .... sound effects editor
Heather Gross .... foley editor
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Bobby Johanson .... adr mixer
Frank Kern .... foley editor
George A. Lara .... foley mixer (as George Lara)
Marissa Littlefield .... adr editor
Tod A. Maitland .... sound mixer
Branka Mrkic .... dialogue editor (as Branka Mrkic-Tana)
Angela Organ .... assistant adr editor
Michael Scott .... boom operator
Vincent Servant .... boom operator b
Clémence Stoloff .... apprentice sound editor
Deborah Wallach .... supervising adr editor
Jerry Yuen .... cable person
Paul Yurt .... video engineer
Alexa Zimmerman .... assistant sound editor
Chad Birmingham .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Sean Garnhart .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Kenneth Gilbert .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Vivien Mergot .... wildsound recordist (uncredited)
Nicholas Renbeck .... sound editor (uncredited)
Mathieu Weber .... boom operator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Fred Buchholz .... special effects supervisor
Doug Coleman .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Glenn Allen .... visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm Digital
Justin Ball .... associate visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm Digital
Matthew Conner .... senior matte artist: Brainstorm Digital
Richard Friedlander .... visual effects producer: Brainstorm Digital
Michael Ross-Lang .... digital compositor
Chris 'Pinkus' Wesselman .... lead compositor: Brainstorm Digital (as Chris Wesselman)
Jun Zhang .... lead compositor: Brainstorm Digital
Daniel Abramovich .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Ella Boliver .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Kyle Boylen .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Leslie Chung .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals (uncredited)
Manuel Rey Gonzalez .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Noel Hooper .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Philippe Majdalani .... digital intermediate assistant producer (uncredited)
John Mangia .... digital compositor: Brainstorm Digital (uncredited)
Sean Mattini .... digital colorist assistant (uncredited)
Mitch Paulson .... second digital colorist: EFILM (uncredited)
Eric J. Robertson .... visual effects supervisor: Brainstorm digital (uncredited)
Sybille Blouin .... stunts
Peter Bucossi .... stunt coordinator
Victor Chan .... stunts
Pascal Guégan .... stunt coordinator: Paris (as Pascal Guegan)
Christian Hening .... stunts
Audrey Ottaviano .... stunts
Caroline Vexler .... stunts
Christophe Marsaud .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Caroline Vexler .... stunt double: Amy Adams (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Victor Abadia .... assistant chief lighting technician: Paris
Eric Bialas .... camera operator: "b" camera, Paris
Eric Bialas .... steadicam operator: Paris
Stephen Consentino .... camera operator: "b" camera
Stephen Consentino .... steadicam operator
Trevor Coop .... camera operator: Paris
Jean-François Drigeard .... chief lighting technician: Paris (as Jean-François Drigeard Desgarnier)
David M. Dunlap .... director of photography: second unit, New York
Gene Engels .... chief lighting technician
Robert Falcone .... best boy rigging electrician
Kenneth Fundus .... key grip: second unit, New York
Manuel Gaspar .... rigging gaffer: Paris
John Geisler .... rigging electric
Keith Gordon .... grip
Richard Guinness Jr. .... key grip
Larry Huston .... first assistant camera
Billy Kerwick .... key rigging grip
Meg Kettell .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Cyril Kuhnholtz .... key grip: Paris
Théo Louis Jean .... best boy grip: Paris (as Théo Louis-Jean)
Bruce MacCallum .... camera operator: "a" camera
Frances 'Buddy' McBride .... rigging gaffer (as Francis Buddy McBride)
Patrick McGrath .... dolly grip
Kevin McKenna .... video assist operator
Mark Melendez .... rigging electric
John Milcetic .... assistant chief lighting technician
Tom Percarpio .... chief lighting technician: second unit, New York
Brent Poleski .... second grip (as Brent A. Poleski)
Kyle Stephens .... electrician
James Sylvia .... assistant camera
Jonathan Wenk .... still photographer
Cesar Baptista .... grip (uncredited)
David E. Baron .... first assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Adam Benlifer .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Bernard X. Brongniart .... grip (uncredited)
Charles Carpentier .... electrician (uncredited)
Larhn Davitt .... grip (uncredited)
Antonin Drigeard .... electrician (uncredited)
David Dutkus .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Hugues Espinasse .... focus puller (uncredited)
Grégori Gajéro .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, Paris (uncredited)
Manuel Gaspar .... best boy electric rigger (uncredited)
Manuel Gaspar .... electrician (uncredited)
David Giesbrecht .... additional still photographer (uncredited)
Paul Goroff .... super technocrane operator (uncredited)
Christopher Heikel .... electrician (uncredited)
Chris Henry .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Philip Lozano .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, Paris (uncredited)
James Madrid .... additional camera loader (uncredited)
Alexander Martin .... electrician (uncredited)
Graham Martyr .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, Paris (uncredited)
Alexandra Massetti .... electrician (uncredited)
Jeremy Mauroy .... camera loader: Paris (uncredited)
Tim McAuliffe .... electrician (uncredited)
Steve McNally .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Ryan Minelli .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Jeff Muhlstock .... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Robbin Park .... grip (uncredited)
Guillaume Renberg .... remote camera operator (uncredited)
Lance Rieck .... scorpio head technician (uncredited)
Chris Rosen .... electrician (uncredited)
Vincent Tulasne .... video assist operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Elizabeth Chodar .... casting assistant
Sondra James .... voice casting
Suzanne Ryan .... additional casting: New York
Claire Traeger .... casting associate
David M. Waldron .... extras casting: Grant Wilfley Casting (as David Waldron)
Aurélie Avram .... extras casting (uncredited)
Franck Jouard .... extras casting: France (uncredited)
Géraldine Mouton .... extras casting (uncredited)
Grant Wilfley .... extras casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Megan Asbee .... costume shop supervisor
Anne Brault .... assistant costume designer: Paris
Nina Cinelli .... costumer
Patricia Colin .... costume supervisor: France
Aurélie Dolbeau .... wardrobe assistant
Kevin Draves .... costume supervisor (as J. Kevin Draves)
Nicole Greenbaum .... costumer
Jennifer Ingram .... costumer
Nina Johnston .... costumer: Ms. Streep
Dain I. Kalas .... tailor
Fionnuala M. Lynch .... costume supervisor
Michelle Matland .... assistant costume designer
Remy Pearce .... costume coordinator
Debbe DuPerrieu .... additional set costumer (uncredited)
Rhonney Greene .... additional costumer (uncredited)
Jared B. Leese .... tailor (uncredited)
Colleen Morris .... tailor (uncredited)
Remy Pearce .... costumer (uncredited)
Thomas M. Smalley .... additional wardrobe production assistant (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Zuzana Bochar .... post-production assistant
Brian Boyd .... colorist
Pete Conlin .... post production
Andreas Fehrle .... apprentice editor
Ann Gray .... post-production coordinator
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Jonathan Hoffman .... post production
Abbi Jutkowitz .... assistant editor
Loan Phan .... digital intermediate producer
Steven J. Scott .... digital colorist
Shelly Westerman .... first assistant editor
Charles Herzfeld .... hd dailies advisor (uncredited)
Curtis Lindersmith .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Dave Pickett .... colorist (television version) (uncredited)
Richie Roefaro .... colorist assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
Matt Franko .... music preparation
Todd Kasow .... music editor
Katherine Gordon Miller .... assistant music editor (as Katherine Miller)
Sandra Park .... orchestra contractor
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Conrad Pope .... orchestrator
Frank De Vol .... orchestra conductor: "Time After Time" (uncredited)
Tony Finno .... music preparation (uncredited)
Philip Klein .... orchestration assistant (uncredited)
Nan Schwartz .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Don Sebesky .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation (uncredited)
Clifford J. Tasner .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Peter Clores .... transportation co-captain (as Peter J. Clores)
Steven R. Hammond .... transportation captain (as Steve Hammond)
Jérôme Servant .... transportation supervisor: Paris
Gabe Turiello .... driver: star trailer
Jalal Aqdim .... picture vehicle assistant coordinator (uncredited)
Maxime Couteret .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Charles Heidet .... picture vehicles coordinator (uncredited)
Olivier Suffert .... driver: cast (uncredited)
Trystram Sylvain .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Jerome Albertini .... location manager: Paris (as Jérome Albertini)
Petra Alexandria .... executive assistant: Mr. Mark
Joan Altman .... production accountant
Matt Anderson .... assistant: Ms. Adams
Michael Aronson .... production assistant
Lori Barber .... assistant choreographer
Dawn Barkan .... animal wrangler
David Bellarosa .... location assistant
Kate Bogle .... production assistant
Françoise Bouillon-Pommerolle .... production accountant
Michael Braun .... assistant: Mr. Mark
Jamie Buckner .... assistant production coordinator
John Charles .... software manager: Sony DAC
Chester Coleman .... medic
Gabrielle Cran .... assistant: Ms. Robinson & Mr. Steel
Brian Damrow .... accounting clerk
Maggie Delaney .... production assistant
John Edmundson .... production assistant
Charlotte Fleck .... dialect coach
Stéphane Floc'h .... location manager: Paris (as Stéphane Floch)
Colin Flynn .... executive chef
Heather Gauntt .... assistant location manager
Andrea Giannetti .... studio executive: development
Eddie K. Goldblatt .... production assistant
Emily Millay Haddad .... computer consultant
Mark Hagerman .... production coordinator
Pierre Hue .... production assistant
Amanda Iger .... production assistant
Edma Jadan .... craft service: The Wilson Rivas Company (as Edma Jaden)
David Kennedy .... assistant: Mr. Rudin
Adam Klaff .... executive assistant: Mr. Rudin
Christine Leaman .... assistant location manager: Florida (as Christy Leaman Rake)
Brendan Lee .... production assistant (as Brendan D. Lee)
Shawn Fulton Lucas .... stand-in (Chris Messina )
Emmett Jack Peugh Lundberg .... production assistant (as Emma L.P. Lundberg)
Gabriel Mamruth .... payroll master
Gary Martyn .... production secretary
Caitlin McFarland .... pre-production assistant to director
Kathryn Moïse .... assistant: Mr. Lee
Len Murach .... location manager
Eric Myers .... unit publicist
Genevieve Palmieri .... production assistant
Hyo Park .... location scout
Alex Prud'homme .... technical consultant
Chauency Reese .... assistant accountant
Fanny Schwartz .... assistant: Mr. Rudin
John Sesumi .... production assistant (as John K. Sesumi)
Susan Spungen .... culinary consultant
Susan Strine .... assistant accountant (as Susan L. Strine)
Peggy Sutton .... script supervisor: New York
Peggy Sutton .... script supervisor: second unit, New York
José Tejada .... parking coordinator (as Jose Tejada)
Robert Tierney .... production assistant
Kevin Whittinghill .... assistant: Mr. Tucci
Kori E. Wilson .... assistant: Ms. Streep
Adam Wolenski .... second assistant accountant
Nick Zayas .... assistant: Mr. Rudin
Warren Adams .... choreographer (uncredited)
Agnes Bermejo .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Penelope Bischoff .... production secretary (uncredited)
Carole Schmidlin Blanchard .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Rebecca Breckel .... additional script supervisor (uncredited)
Julien Béségher .... assistant accountant: France (uncredited)
Brian Cantaldi .... construction accountant (uncredited)
Steven W. Carbajal .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
James Coker .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Mickaël Conan .... office runner: Paris (uncredited)
Kate Killoran Dowd .... location coordinator (uncredited)
Dianne Dreyer .... script supervisor (uncredited)
D.R. Farquharson .... project manager: Deluxe Digital Cinema (uncredited)
Emmanuel Fleury .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Alexis Giraudeau .... location assistant (uncredited)
Orit Greenberg .... location scout (uncredited)
Sam Halajian .... production assistant (uncredited)
Phyllis Johnson .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Yann Jouannic .... assistant facilities manager: Paris (uncredited)
Arnaud Kaiser .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Alyssa Lakota .... stand-in (uncredited)
Rebecca Lindsey .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Frédéric Millet .... production assistant (uncredited)
Christie Moreau .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Rocco Nisivoccia .... location scout (uncredited)
Sean Oliver .... adr voice (uncredited)
Debbie Pearl .... animal coordinator (uncredited)
Laura Pearson-Smith .... marketing and distribution (uncredited)
Wayne Petrucelli .... security: Ms. Adams (uncredited)
Emma Rees-Scanlon .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Andrew Rogala .... photo double: Chris Messina (uncredited)
Lisa Rothe .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Drew Schofer .... location assistant (uncredited)
Tom Sexton .... location assistant (uncredited)
Guillaume Sion .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Keleigh Slaight .... production coordinator: Studio (uncredited)
Jeannine Sloane .... production assistant (uncredited)
Miriam Tielmann .... additional production assistant (uncredited)
Matthew H. Wiesner .... location assistant (uncredited)
Matthew H. Wiesner .... location manager: second unit (uncredited)
Sylvie Barnaud .... special thanks: La Préfecture de Police de Paris
Sophie Bourdon .... special thanks: La Mairie de Paris - Mission Cinéma, Paris Film (as Sophie Boudon-Vanhille)
Régine Hatchondo .... special thanks: La Mairie de Paris - Mission Cinéma, Paris Film
Judith Jones .... special thanks
Pamela Talese .... special thanks

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some sensuality
123 min
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Did You Know?

Louisette Bertholle is depicted here as a lazy shirker who doesn't carry her weight on the cookbook project. After the film was released, people who knew her came forward to declare that she was dedicated to the project and tested a huge number of recipes in her home. Eventually, she did have to scale back her participation in the project, but for personal reasons, as she was dealing with a bankruptcy (resulting from a failed investment) and a painful and ugly divorce. She eventually remarried happily and became a successful cookbook author on her own.See more »
Factual errors: When making the famous boeuf bourguignon recipe, there are carrots in the stew, but these are not in the original recipe.See more »
Paul Child:Your book is going to change the world.See more »
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152 out of 202 people found the following review useful.
Delightful Instant Classic. I Laughed. I Cried. But "Julie" Part a Bit Weak., 11 August 2009

The good parts of "Julie and Julia" are so darn strong, beautiful, and new that J&J becomes an instant classic. Grateful audiences are going to be laughing and crying and being inspired by this movie for a long, long time. The Julie portion is the weaker of the two, but not so weak that it sinks the film.

Meryl Streep as Julia Child is one of the most endearing, arresting performances ever. That the real Julia Child and her groupies irritate me no end in no way interfered with my appreciation of Streep's amazing characterization. I laughed and cried several times, I was so engaged in the cinematic Streep/Child's story.

Streep's chemistry with Stanley Tucci as Paul Child, Julia's husband, is breathtaking. No attempt is made to make Streep or Tucci conventionally attractive. No attempt is made to make them look young and dewy – they weren't – Julia married Paul when she was in her thirties and he was ten years older. Julia is tall; Paul is short; Julia is loud; Paul is bald, quiet and retiring. It is implied that they can't have children. They don't share conventionally romantic movie moments; they don't "meet cute," there's no candlelight, no slow dances, no full frontal nudity, no vulgar language (with one hilarious exception involving cannelloni).

All Paul and Julia do is share the drudgery and rewards of working life: hers as a cook, his as a state department official. The key to Streep and Tucci's chemistry is that they portray two characters who love each other. Watching a loving, married couple in a marriage that works is one of the great, and sadly rare, pleasures of this film. Steep and Tucci are every bit as charismatic a couple as Tracy and Hepburn. Jane Lynch is also brilliant in a small role as Julia's sister.

The Julia segments take place in post-war Paris, and the Paris of this film, one of elegant cafes, haute couture and vintage cars, is someplace we all wished we lived (except for the ever-present cigarette smoke.) No matter how you feel about cooking, the film gets you to care about Julia's slowly being drawn into her destiny as one of the legendary chefs of all time. You also care about, and respect, Paul, his career and its ups and downs in the McCarthy era, and his support of his wife.

The Julie Powell portion of the movie is the weaker portion. I really like the film's structure of switching back and forth between contemporary Queens and post-war Paris, contrasting a career woman's attempt to cook all of Julia Child's recipes with Julia Child herself, before she became famous. I just think that the film fails its own structure by simply not making the Julie Powell portion as interesting as the Julia Child portion. Some have complained that Queens is depicted as being too dismal, and Paris too elegant. It's more than that, though.

I think Ephron, a brilliant filmmaker, drops the ball with Julie Powell because she never engages the tough questions about Powell's experiment. Was Powell just someone eager for fame in the Warhol era of "Everyone is famous for fifteen minutes"? Was Powell parasitizing Child's fame? Was Powell a bad wife to her husband as she obsessed on completing her self assigned task? Have blogs killed quality writing? Was Julia Child correct in her condemnation of Powell? I am not saying that the answer to any of the above questions is "Yes." I'm not bashing Julie Powell. I'm saying that by not engaging them, Ephron made the Julie portion of the film simply not as interesting as it could have been had these very real questions been engaged. Instead, Ephron tries to turn Julie into a cute, bland Meg Ryan character, and it never works, not for an instant. When Powell has lunch with her career gal friends, her friends are such Gordon Gecko style sharks that we care less for Powell for being so needy as to want to impress them. The absolute worst scene in the movie comes when Powell, who has never been depicted as feeling happy or fulfilled, not with her job, not with her husband, not with her home life, plays 65 answering machine messages from agents, editors, and publishers who want to make her famous. As these messages play, she has sex with her husband, and her husband's comment lets us know that this is the first time in a long while that he has experienced satisfaction from his wife.

The message of that scene is so tawdry, it cheapens the glow created by the Julia portion of the film, that shows Julia Child achieving satisfaction *before she ever becomes famous*. Julia *loved* cooking. Julia *loved* her husband. Yes, she celebrates when Knopf wants to publish her book, but she is so divorced from the rat race that she doesn't even know how to pronounced "Knopf" – whether the initial K is silent.

Julie Powell is depicted as needing fame to feel good about herself, and the movie never interrogates that. Had it done so, the Julie segments would have been as interesting as the Julia ones.

In any case, this is a great film that will enjoy a much deserved embrace by its fans.

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