Based on two true stories, one part of the film follows master cookbook writer Julia Child (Meryl Streep) as she overcomes anti-American snobbery and male chauvinism to become an expert in French cooking in Paris in the Fifties. The other half follows Julie Powell (Amy Adams), a mixed-up young woman living in contemporary New York, who decides to make cook every recipe in Julia Child's most famous book and write about it. Directed by Nora Ephron. With Stanley Tucci, Dave Annable, Jane Lynch, Vanessa Ferlito and Casey Wilson. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Nora Ephron in Julie & Julia
Jack Wyatt (Will Ferrell), a once successful actor whose career is in the pits, is set to star in an update of the classic television show Bewitched. When Jack unknowingly chooses a real witch named Isabel (Nicole Kidman) for the part of Samantha, there's magic in the air. But, as Jack's ego gets harder and harder to handle, Isabel finds it difficult not to use her powers to sway the situation. Directed by Nora Ephron. With Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Based on a TV Series. Year: 2005.
Nora Ephron in Bewitched
Three sisters care for their wisecracking father (Walter Matthau) in this bright comedy-drama. Diane Keaton plays Georgia, a magazine editor. Meg Ryan is Eve, a party planner and Lisa Kudrow (from Friends) is a soap-opera actress. All their conflicts and rivalries come to the surface as they care for their ailing father, but so does all their love and humor. Directed by Diane Keaton. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2000.
Nora Ephron in Hanging Up
Tom Hanks is a corporate executive who longs for something more in his life, while Meg Ryan is the spunky owner of an old-fashioned small bookstore. Hanks' corporation plans to open a huge chain bookstore near Ryan's shop, offering big discounts she can't afford. While the two square off in business, without realizing it, they are carrying on a flirtation on the Internet. The film is based on the Hollywood classic, The Shop Around the Corner. Directed by Nora Ephron. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1998.
Nora Ephron in You've Got Mail
Harry (Billy Crystal) meets Sally (Meg Ryan) when she gives him a ride to New York after their college graduation. The pair share an immediate connection, but end up going their separate ways. After bumping into one another many times in the years that follow, Harry and Sally eventually develop a close friendship despite failing in all their other attempts at love. Though the two enjoy having a friend of the opposite gender, they fear that sex will eventually ruin the special bond they share. Directed by Rob Reiner. With Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1989.
Nora Ephron in When Harry Met Sally...