• Publication date: January 29, 2014

Smart People

Following his wife’s passing, the self-centered, pompous English professor Lawrence Wetherhold at Carnegie Mellon has a seizure and is treated by Dr. Janet Hartigan. In time, his feelings for Janet and the threat of losing her too will force Lawrence to rethink many things…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2008

MBC 2:

December 4, 2015 08:00 (KSA) ~ December 4, 2015 07:00 (CLT)

Following his wife’s passing, the self-centered, pompous English professor Lawrence Wetherhold at Carnegie Mellon has a seizure and is treated by Dr. Janet Hartigan. His adopted brother comes to borrow some money and stay, while both his children, Vanessa and James, feel alienated from their dad. In time, his feelings for Janet and the threat of losing her too will force Lawrence to rethink many things, including his relationship to his children, his brother, his students, his professional choices, career priorities and of course his connection to Dr. Janet

Starring:

  • Dennis Quaid as Lawrence Wetherhold
  • Sarah Jessica Parker as Janet Hartigan
  • Ellen Page as Vanessa Wetherhold
  • Thomas Haden Church as Chuck Wetherhold
  • Ashton Holmes as James Wetherhold
  • David Denman as Dr. William Strauss
  • Christine Lahti as Nancy
  • Camille Mana as Missy Chin
  • Don Wadsworth as Hadley

Directed by:  Noam Murro

Rating:  R for language, brief teen drug and alcohol use, and for some sexuality