Celebrated playwright Lillian Hellman and her close friend Julia find their relationship tested to the limit during World War II when freedom-fighter Julia enlists Lillian’s help in a daring and dangerous mission. Its aftermath forces Lillian to confront an emotionally complex mystery regarding her friend’s fate. Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave give powerhouse performances in this multiple-Academy-Award®-winning drama from Fred Zinnemann (The Day of the Jackal). Also starring Jason Robards as Lillian’s literary lover Dashiell Hammett, Maximilian Schell and, in an early role, Meryl Streep.