Being Julia (2004) - Synopsis
Being Julia is a delicious tale of amorous folly and revenge set in the world of the London stage in the late 1930's. Based on the novel Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham, it is the story of reigning diva Julia Lambert whose success and fame grow suddenly wearisome. She falls head over heels for a young American, Tom, and begins a passionate May - December affair. When she realizes that Tom is just a young social climber whose real passion is ambitious young starlet Avice Crichton, Julia begins to plot a delightful revenge. A Dangerous Liaisons set in the glittering world of London theatre, Being Julia is at once playful, sexy and viciously satisfying.