History Film / EatPrayLove

15th Apr '16 4:02:48 AM morenohijazo
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* RegionalSpeciality: In the section on her holiday in Italy, she recounts her experiences with their food. One sequence has her and a friend going to a back-alley pizzeria in Naples to taste their pizza. They immediately order another; her friend says that all other pizza is DarthWiki/RuinedForever.
18th Mar '16 11:18:13 AM ferox
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* OliveGarden: The first section of the movie offers quite literally one of the most gratuitous displays of stereotypes about Italy and Italians. The book itself isn't much better in this regard.

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* OliveGarden: The first section of the movie offers is quite literally one a never-ending display of the most blatant, gratuitous displays of or just downright offensive stereotypes about Italy and Italians. The book itself isn't much better in this regard.better, though.
18th Mar '16 11:14:07 AM ferox
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* OliveGarden

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* OliveGardenOliveGarden: The first section of the movie offers quite literally one of the most gratuitous displays of stereotypes about Italy and Italians. The book itself isn't much better in this regard.
7th Feb '16 1:03:14 PM creader
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* DawsonCasting: Roberts is at least 10 years older than Liz was when she took her trip.
26th Jan '16 11:37:26 AM Silverblade2
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* [[DisposableFiance Disposable Husband]]: The husband looks like a really nice guy. Their marriage really seems to be a happy one, until he brings up the topic of children and Liz receives a prophecy that stats that she should go away and leave things behind. There is a flashback where Liz remembers their wedding, when the expected music goes down and some tango starts. Liz is startled, he decides to roll on and tries his best, making her enjoy it a lot. It can be seen as Foreshadowing; he is ready to struggle, she is ready to give up.

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* [[DisposableFiance Disposable Husband]]: DisposableFiance: The husband looks like a really nice guy. Their marriage really seems to be a happy one, until he brings up the topic of children and Liz receives a prophecy that stats that she should go away and leave things behind. There is a flashback where Liz remembers their wedding, when the expected music goes down and some tango starts. Liz is startled, he decides to roll on and tries his best, making her enjoy it a lot. It can be seen as Foreshadowing; he is ready to struggle, she is ready to give up.
21st Jan '16 9:58:03 AM Jayalaw
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* AdaptationalExplanationExtrication: The movie notably leaves out Liz's struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts before, during and after her divorce, making her appear less sympathetic. It also leaves out her financial status, where she had to give up all her assets to secure a divorce.
* AffectionateNickname: Luca, Liz's Italian speaking partner in the book, calls her "Gandhi" because of her plan to go to India.
* AmicableExes: Subverted; Liz was hoping to have this with her spouse, but his refusal to let her leave and the ensuing legal battle destroyed any hopes of that. Not helped that by New York law, you have to write statements about how your spouse was emotionally abusing you.



* DownerBeginning: The book starts with Liz's HeroicBSOD as she tries to divorce her husband, and how the ensuing struggle subverts AmicableExes.



* HeroicBSOD: In the book, Liz suffers this at the beginning while trying to divorce her husband and stay in an on-off relationship with another guy. 9/11 happening in real time only made things worse, as did having to give up most of her finances to win her freedom. She overcomes it when a friend calls in therapy and antidepressants for her, though she goes off her meds in Italy.



** In the book she doesn't agree with the husband about having kids.

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** In the book she doesn't agree with the husband about having kids.kids, and starts having emotional meltdowns about the topic. When she started the procedures for divorce, he refused to let her leave, which was eating away at her finances.



* TheUnfairSex: Liz ends her marriage without any remorse or consideration for her ex-husband. Viewers are to automatically assume that it's all his fault.

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* TheUnfairSex: Liz ends her marriage without any remorse or consideration for her ex-husband. Viewers are to automatically assume that it's all his fault. In the book proper, she explains just how difficult it was to get a divorce, and the HeroicBSOD that ensued.
26th Dec '15 3:14:57 AM Aralar
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* [[DisposableFiance Disposable Husband]]: The husband looks like a really nice guy. Their marriage really seems to be a happy one, until he brings up the topic of children and Liz receives a prophecy that stats that she should go away and leave things behind. There is a flashback where Liz remembers their wedding, when the expected music goes down and some tango starts. Liz is startled, he decides to roll on and tries his best, making her enjoy it a lot. It can be seen as Foreshadowing; he is ready to struggle, she is ready to give up.
29th Jul '15 1:47:36 PM osias
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** In the book she doesn't agree with the husband about having kids.
14th May '15 3:56:05 AM Morgenthaler
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''Eat, Pray, Love'' is the 2010 adaptation of the [[TheFilmOfTheBook best-selling memoir of the same name]] by Elizabeth Gilbert, and stars Creator/JuliaRoberts, [[Film/AlmostFamous Billy Crudup]], James Franco, and [[Literature/NoCountryForOldMen Javier Bardem]].

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''Eat, Pray, Love'' is the 2010 adaptation of the [[TheFilmOfTheBook best-selling memoir of the same name]] by Elizabeth Gilbert, and stars Creator/JuliaRoberts, [[Film/AlmostFamous Billy Crudup]], James Franco, Creator/BillyCrudup, Creator/JamesFranco, and [[Literature/NoCountryForOldMen Javier Bardem]].
Creator/JavierBardem.
30th Dec '14 11:54:58 PM mlsmithca
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''Eat, Pray, Love'' is the 2010 adaptation of the [[TheFilmOfTheBook best-selling memoir of the same name]] by Elizabeth Gilbert, and stars Creator/JuliaRoberts, [[Film/AlmostFamous Billy Crudup]], James Franco and [[NoCountryForOldMen Javier Bardem]].

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''Eat, Pray, Love'' is the 2010 adaptation of the [[TheFilmOfTheBook best-selling memoir of the same name]] by Elizabeth Gilbert, and stars Creator/JuliaRoberts, [[Film/AlmostFamous Billy Crudup]], James Franco Franco, and [[NoCountryForOldMen [[Literature/NoCountryForOldMen Javier Bardem]].



* SimSimSalabim: Averted for the most part. Although a few critics (like MarkKermode) have criticized the film for pandering to exoticism.
* TheUnfairSex: Liz ends her marriage without any remorse or consideration for her ex-husband. Viewers are to automatically assume that its all his fault.

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* SimSimSalabim: Averted for the most part. Although a few critics (like MarkKermode) Creator/MarkKermode) have criticized the film for pandering to exoticism.
* TheUnfairSex: Liz ends her marriage without any remorse or consideration for her ex-husband. Viewers are to automatically assume that its it's all his fault.
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