Being Julia (Csodálatos Júlia)

(2003, feature, 35mm, color, 105 minutes)
co-produced with:Canada, United Kingdom, United States

This film is set in 1938, in England. Its central character is a celebrated actress in her early forties, whose professional successes and private life are revealed to the audience.
The story focuses on her struggle not to have to constantly hide behind her roles. In the end she discovers her true self and faces her real personality.

Based on W.S. Maugham's Theatre.

Awards

European Film Academy - 2005

Nominated for Jameson People's Choice Award for Best European Director

Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema - 2005

Vague d'Or for the Best Actress to Annette Bening

Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival - 2004

Opening Film

Les Arcs European Film Festival - 2009

Retrospective