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Eat Pray Love (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 13 August 2010 (USA)
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A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

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Ryan Murphy

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Ryan Murphy (screenplay), Jennifer Salt (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia Roberts ... Liz Gilbert
I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati ... Nyomo
Hadi Subiyanto Hadi Subiyanto ... Ketut Liyer
Billy Crudup ... Stephen
Viola Davis ... Delia Shiraz
A. Jay Radcliff A. Jay Radcliff ... Andre
Mike O'Malley ... Andy Shiraz
Ashlie Atkinson ... Bookstore Girl
James Franco ... David Piccolo
Lisa Roberts Gillan ... Woman in Play
Ryan O'Nan ... Play Walk-Out
Gita Reddy ... The Guru
Dwayne Clark Dwayne Clark ... NYU Student Boyfriend
Jen Kwok ... NYU Student Girlfriend (as Jennifer Kwok)
Mary Testa ... Laundromat Gal
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Storyline

Liz Gilbert (Roberts) had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - a husband, a house, a successful career - yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali. Written by Sony Pictures

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Taglines:

Let Yourself Go This August

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for brief strong language, some sexual references and male rear nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian | Portuguese

Release Date:

13 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eat, Pray, Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Bali, Indonesia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,104,523, 15 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,574,010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$204,594,016
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A casting associate saw Joe Lipari do a set about teaching yoga at Gotham Comedy Club and asked if he'd be interested in being involved in the movie's yoga scenes. The scenes were cut from the final film. See more »

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The closing credits list Javier Bardem as "Javer" Bardem. See more »

Quotes

Liz Gilbert: Maybe my life hasn't been so chaotic. It's just the world that is and the only real trap is getting attached to any of it. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.
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Better Days
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Dolce Far Niente...Hollywood-style
26 November 2011 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Glossy self-help romantic-drama from Elizabeth Gilbert's bestseller concerns New York-based writer who walks out on her routine marriage and later has an affair with a college student who turns her on to the teachings of a guru in India. Having the financial resources (natch), our heroine decides to take a year off and travel first to Italy (where she learns to relax and let go of that old American stand-by: guilt); then it's on to an ashram in India (where she learns to meditate); and finally, Bali (where she meets a sensitive, available Brazilian who hopes she'll learn to accept love and return it). Extremely lightweight confection seems to be tailor-made for its star, Julia Roberts--the camera is always on her a second too soon and lingers there seconds too long. To her credit, Roberts doesn't overpower the proceedings with her dynamic personality; rather, she conforms to the material and has several very strong acting moments. However, the ridiculous third-act is nothing more than a meet-cute, last-chance love story, undermining the movie's (apparently) sincere intent to ferret out something substantial within this study of character, resulting in yet another mended-hearts happy ending. ** from ****


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