PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Romance
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
During the Valentine's Day dinner, one of the guests asks Julia and Paul if they were spies in the war. Both of them deny this. At the time the modern half of the film was set (2002), the Childs' wartime files had not yet been declassified, but by the time the film itself was made (2009), their records had been made public and it was revealed that Julia had served as a top-secret researcher for the OSS. The filmmakers elected to go only with facts that were established knowledge in 2002, but the spy conversation was thrown in as a sly nod toward the later revelation.
I love you, Julia.
In the movie, Julie Powell wears her engagement ring before her wedding ring. While some consider this reversed, there is no set tradition for American women, and many wear their rings in this order.
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