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"Eat, Pray, Love" Stars: Movie Changed Our Lives

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Yes, it’s true, the wait is finally over – the much anticipated movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s New York Times notable book, Eat, Pray, Love is in theaters in only 48 hours! YAY!

This was such a powerful movie to film that it actually changed the actors’ lives… according to ABC News:

Who hasn’t wanted to do it? Pack bags and catch a plane to a faraway land. Escape the world, reflect on life and reclaim your soul from modern fast foods, hectic careers and speed dating.

New movie “Eat Pray Love” debuts in U.S. theaters on Friday as among the most highly-anticipated films of the summer. It is based on best-selling memoir of Elizabeth Gilbert and her globe-trotting quest for self-discovery after divorce.

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While big-budget Hollywood movies often are dreamed up around a fantasy, the stars of “Eat Pray Love,” Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem, say their film is different because it is real. And, in some ways, it helped change their own lives.

“We’ve all thought about leaving everything and taking a journey to someplace else,” says Bardem, who plays Felipe, Gilbert’s love interest and who recently married actress Penelope Cruz following the film’s production.

“The movie speaks about people trying to face doubts, fears, insecurities and that speaks to everybody,” he said.

Roberts, who portrays Gilbert, told Reuters in a separate interview that she could relate to Gilbert’s soul-searching.

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And in case all the buzz has you itching for more, check out the trailer below: