August 7, 2009
Genre(s): Drama, Romance
Julie & Julia is a movie based on two real life characters, Julie Powell and chef Julia Child. Julie Powell is a young professional in modern day New York who loves to cook, and decides to work her way through Julia’s cookbook, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” She decides to cook all 524 recipes in one year’s time. She takes up writing about her challenge on her blog, sharing the good, the bad and the ugly. Throughout the movie, flashbacks of Julia Child’s life in the 1950s are woven in, portraying her life in her early years, living in Paris and learning the art of French cooking herself.