JULIA brings to life the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women.

Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and cutting-edge, mouth-watering food cinematography, the film traces Julia Child’s 12 year struggle to create and publish the revolutionary Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961) which has sold more than 2.5 million copies to date, and her rapid ascent to become the country’s most unlikely television star.

It’s the empowering story of a woman who found her purpose – and her fame – at 50, and took America along on the whole delicious journey.


UNITED STATES || Documentary || 2021 || 95′

Release Date (U.S.A.)November 12, 2021
Rating ► [PG-13] Brief strong language/sexual reference, and some thematic elements.

Distributor ► Sony Pictures Classics

Directed by
Julie Cohen and Betsy West

José Andrés; Julia Child; André Cointreau; Susy Davidson; Barbara Fairchild; Jane Friedman; Ina Garten; Charles Gibson; Danièle Mazet-Delpeuch.

Cinematography by
Nanda Fernandez Brédillard; Claudia Raschke.

Music by
Rachel Portman

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