Being Julia

Showings

Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, Feb 23 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, Feb 23 7:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2004
Run Time:104 minutes
Rating:R
Production Country:United States, Canada, United Kingdom
Original Language:English
Trailer:https://youtu.be/lqJ_Wgl_VxI
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Istvan Szabo
Cast:Annette Bening
Jeremy Irons
Michael Gambon
Shaun Evans

Description

“Being Julia” features an award-winning all-star cast, including Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Michael Gambon and Shaun Evans.


Annette Bening was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy for her performance in “Being Julia”.


“Being Julia” — based on W. Somerset Maugham’s “Theatre” and adapted by Academy Award-winner Ronald Harwood (“The Pianist”) — is an intoxicating combination of wicked comedy and smart drama, starring Annette Bening as the beautiful and beguiling actress Julia Lambert.


In London in 1938, Julia Lambert is at her peak, physically and professionally, but her successful theatrical career and her marriage to handsome impresario Michael Gosselyn (Jeremy Irons) have become stale and unfulfilling. She longs for novelty, excitement, sparks.


Enter Tom Fennell (Shaun Evans), a younger man who claims to be Julia's greatest fan. Finding his ardor irresistible, she decides that romance is the best antidote to a mid-life crisis and embarks on a passionate affair.


Life becomes more daring and exciting, until Julia's young lover callously tries to relegate her to a supporting role. But on opening night, Julia reveals that she is a more formidable actress than anyone ever imagined.


“Annette Bening gives a wickedly funny tour-de-force performance!” — The Boston Globe

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