• Publication date: April 24, 2018

Melinda and Melinda

As a group of friends sit debating the nature of life, Sy poses an argument that the selfsame set of events can be perceived tragically or comically. To demonstrate he tells the story of Melinda, a woman with a world of problems, yet which can be taken to be happy or sad…

  • Publication date: April 24, 2018

Melinda and Melinda

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2004

MBC Max:

April 24, 2018 20:00 (KSA) ~ April 24, 2018 19:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) As a group of friends sit debating the nature of life, Sy poses an argument that the selfsame set of events can be perceived tragically or comically. To demonstrate he tells the story of Melinda, a woman with a world of problems, yet which can be taken to be happy or sad…

Leaving her Mid-Western hubby for a composer, Melinda’s husband takes away their children sending her into a manic depression just before she arrives at the couple Laurel and Lee’s doorstep as they are hosting a party- this is the unfortunate, tragic, sad version of Melinda’s story. Yet there also exists a happy Melinda, who despite being distraught at losing her kids, husband and subsequently the boyfriend, she is still open to life and embracing possibilities…


  • Will Ferrell as Hobie
  • Radha Mitchell as Melinda
  • Chloe Sevigny as Laurel
  • Jonny Lee Miller as Lee
  • Amanda Peet as Susan
  • Chiwetel Ejofor as Ellis
  • Wallace Shawn as Sy
  • Steve Carell as Walt

Directed by:  Woody Allen

Rating:  PG-13 for adult situations involving sexuality, and some substance material.