With JULIA AND JULIA, the American-born Italian director Peter Del Monte makes his first English-language picture, and, perhaps more important, the first feature-length film shot in HDVS, a high-definition video system that is transferred to 35mm film for distribution. While the
technology may be revolutionary, the film is far less noteworthy. Turner stars as the title Julias. As the film begins, we realize that today is Julia's wedding day. As she and her new husband, Byrne, are driving in Italy, they are run off the road, and Byrne is killed. Unable to get over her
loss, Turner subsequently lives a seemingly empty life in Trieste. One evening, however, after driv...