In the role that brought her amazing critical acclaim, an Academy Award nomination, the Golden Globe Award and the National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, Annette Bening plays a beautiful and beguiling actress who finds herself bored with her role as the toast of the town in BEING JULIA. Julia Lambert (Bening) is a true diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy and famous. She has it all, including a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career, but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. Julia finds exactly what she's looking for in a handsome young American fan, but it isn'tlong before the novelty fling adds a few more sparks than she was hoping for. Fortunately for her, this surprise twist in the plot will thrust her back into the greatest role of her life -- BEING JULIA.
3 day rental • R • 104 min.
“An intelligently witty comedy that boasts the sort of performance from Annette Bening that had wags predicting an Academy Award nomination months ago.”
— Houston Chronicle
“This is, of course, the sort of role about which actresses dream, and it is Annette Bening who brings Julia to raging, mischievous, unforgettable life.”
— Miami Herald
“Bening makes the movie into something finer still. She digs into a pagoda-size heap of roles and roles-within-roles and pulls them all out, one by one, deftly.”
— Washington Post