• Publication date: December 10, 2013

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…

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 2004

MBC 2:

February 29, 2016 12:00 (KSA) ~ February 29, 2016 11:00 (CLT)

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…

Starring:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

  • 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.