Book vs. Movie: Eat, Pray, Love

Hey guys!
Some of you may have read my book review on Elizabeth Gilbert’s famous novel Eat, Pray, Love. Of course I also had to check out the movie adaptation starring none other than the wonderful Julia Roberts. So let’s talk about it!

 

The Plot:
Liz is in a very bad place. Going through a terrible divorce which is followed by a tough break up she’s battling depression. That’s when Liz decides to make a change. She packs her bags and embarks on a journey. Over the course of a year she spends time in Italy, India and Bali, learning about the countries, the people but most importantly about herself.

 

Book vs. Movie:
I’ll begin with few thoughts on the novel which I really enjoyed. If you want to read the full review, click here.
Although I had initially expected this book to be a shallow story that was hyped too much. Well, after reading the first few chapters, my opinion changed completely. Liz Gilbert shared some very interesting and personal thoughts. I highlighted numerous passages throughout the book that offered lots of food for thought and invited further research. Eat, Pray, Love is a rather inspiring novel that will touch you.
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Top 5 Julia Roberts Movies

Hello my lovely readers!
With today’s post I want to honor one of my favourite actresses running around in Hollywood. Julia Roberts has a career filled with amazing films, but let’s take a look at my Top 5!

 

5. Erin Brokovich:
This adaptation of a true story is probably one of Julia Roberts’ best known works. She won an Academy Awards (and a bunch of other prices) for her portrayal of a woman who stands up for other people’s rights and believe me, she deserved it. Erin Brokovich is definitely one of her most charming roles!

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