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Julie & Julia mixes together the true stories of two women: While living in France, an unknown Julia Child (Meryl Streep) decides to add spice to her bland life by going to cooking school. And, Julie Powell (Amy Adams), who feels like her life is a flop, comes up with the half-baked idea of blogging about trying to make all 536 recipes in Julia Child's famous cookbook.

MPAA Rating PG-13 for brief strong language and some sensuality.
Theatrical Release August 7, 2009
Cast Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci, Nora Ephron
Run Time 121
2009 Columbia Pictures Official Movie Website

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