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Who is Julia?
is a 1977 novel by Barbara Harris that was made into a 1986 TV movie starring Mare Winningham. Julia North is a beautiful model who is crushed by a car while saving the life of a young child whose mother, Mary Frances Bodine, suffers a fatal brain haemmorage upon witnessing this event. Both women are rushed to hospital, where brilliant physician Dr Matthews embarks on an experimental procedure: transplanting Julia North's brain into the healthy body of Mary Frances. The operation is a success, but Julia must now face life trapped in another woman's body, and the husbands of both women must learn to adjust to the new situation.Who is Julia?
and its TV film adaptation contain examples of the following tropes: