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Julia

Julia
  • 2008
  • France/US/Mexico/Belgium
  • 138 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Erick Zonca
  • Written by: Michael Collins, Camille Natta (adaptation), Erick Zonca (writer), Aude Py, (co-writer)
  • Cast: Tilda Swinton, Aidan Gould, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Website: www.juliathemovie.com

Swinton is in ferociously good form as the titular 40-year-old drunk, a woman whose flamboyant attitude is increasingly no disguise for her loneliness. Unable to hold down a job, and on the verge of alienating her sole friend, recovering alcoholic Mitch (Rubinek), the desperate Julia agrees to participate in a kidnapping. This grim character study gives way to become a blackly funny crime caper/road movie.

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Julia

8 Jan 20094 stars

THRILLER/DRAMA What begins as a grim character study of a middle-aged alcoholic becomes a blackly funny crime caper/road movie. Tilda Swinton is in ferocious good form as the titular 40-year-old drunk, a woman whose natural good looks and flamboyant…

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