Her movie based on Pushcart Prize winner Elizabeth Gilbert’s spirituality/travel memoir (played by Roberts), “Eat, Pray, and Love” is about her self-discovery and soul-searching after her nasty divorce, exploring through India, Italy, and Bali, the last paradise on earth.
After reveling in cuisine in Italy and exploring spirituality in India ashram (hermitage), she will find a balance between worldly pleasures and divine asccendency in Bali where she will study with a ninth-generation medicine man and immerse in a love affair.
Julia Roberts will star as the book's narrator, Elizabeth, whose search for identity following her divorce takes her to Italy, India, and Bali. One third of the story takes places in Bali where main character find love, healing, and mentoring of a Balinese guru in Ubud. "Eat, Pray, Love" is the first multi-million dollar Hollywood feature film to be shot in Bali and it is hoped it wills kick-start the island's reputation for international film locations and production.