Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Julie & Julia

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Clairefontaine notebooks makes a cameo appearance in a movie about Julia Child called “Julie and Julia”.   The film is  directed by Nora Ephron and stars Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams and  Chris Messina.

The film depict events in the life of famed chef Julia Child.  Ephron’s screenplay is adapted from two books: My Life in France, Child’s autobiography, written with Alex Prud’homme, and a memoir by Julie Powell. In August 2002, Powell started documenting online her daily experiences cooking each of the 524 recipes in Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she later began reworking that blog.

Julia Child used Clairefontaine notebooks for her receipes and notes.  At the request of the film’s prop master, the archivist at Clairefontaine
provided notebooks with the notebook covers of the period for Meryl Streep

to use.

Visit the official movie site

Watch the trailer


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