Julie & Julia is comedy drama movie written & directed by Nora Ephron. The movie is starring Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams, and Chris Messina. Ephron's screenplay comes from two books: "My Life in France" and "Child's autobiography" written with Alex Prud'homme and a memoir by Powell documenting on the web daily experiences with cooking 524 recipes in "Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking".
In 2002, Julie Powell is a young writer with anbad job at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's call center. Her job is to answer telephone calls from victims of the September 11 attacks. She decides to cook every recipe in Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child in one year; Powell decides to write a website to inspire herself and document her progress..