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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Ashley Spendlove's rating of the film Being Julia

    It's well put together but I do wonder why a director as talented as Szabo chooses such insubstantial material. Harwood adapts Maugham with a similar enthusiasm for old school theatre as he demonstrated in his play The Dresser, but there is nothing here that comes anywhere close to that other work in terms of depicting the existential abyss that drives the performing artist raging against the dying of the light.

  2. alimcintyre's rating of the film Being Julia

    All it needed was a few eggs to go with the ham acting. Brilliant!

  3. FelicityDreamer's rating of the film Being Julia

    I found the film to be quite cold for the most part, but it reached a wonderful crescendo and the crescendo was all Annette Bening. Great performance and I loved her enjoying her pint of beer!

  4. ant's rating of the film Being Julia

    Very enjoyable film. Great performance by Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons (but really, which performance by Irons is not great).

  5. Kevin Matthews's rating of the film Being Julia

    A near-flawless performance from Annette Bening elevates Being Julia, the story of an older female actress who expertly uses her main talent to exact a delicious revenge on some younger folks who view her as someone they can use to their advantage, to something great. Shaun Evans and Lucy Punch are both very good, Jeremy Irons and Miriam Margolyes both have a lot of fun, and Michael Gambon is his usual solid self.

  6. janh24's rating of the film Being Julia

  7. Sarah Pietsch's rating of the film Being Julia

    Excellent. Great cast, great directing, top performances, very enjoyable ending. And yes, there's nothing quite like a good pint of beer. Recommended.

  8. Tja's rating of the film Being Julia

    Apart from my slight delay in twigging that Julia's mentor, Jimmy Langton (Michael Gambon) was present only in spirit, (quite a presence-full spirit!) I enjoyed this fresh and naive slice of 1930's theatre-land romantic intrigue. Good clean fun.

  9. Bonnet Michel's rating of the film Being Julia

  10. Howard Fritzson's rating of the film Being Julia

    2.5 stars. An entertaining bad movie with scenery chewing performers. Even the great Miriam Margolyes goes too far. She is fun to watch anyway.

  11. Rennovatio's rating of the film Being Julia

    La ficción siempre ha rebasado a la realidad o será que, la actuación y la realidad son lo mismo.

  12. Ahmet UJeschk's rating of the film Being Julia

    Detailed and gorgeous woman-revenge film.

  13. Beril Özdemir's rating of the film Being Julia

    a phoenix woman, who settles thing just right for her all over again. -The film comes with brilliant acting promotion ;D -

  14. Sancar Seckiner's rating of the film Being Julia

    The greatest Hungarian film director.

  15. Meadow Square's rating of the film Being Julia

    Good, but just that. The last 10 mins the best part.

  16. Adham T. Fusama's rating of the film Being Julia

    Over-acting Bening's performance somehow enjoyable to watch.