• Publication date: January 12, 2010

One True Thing

Join Academy Award-winners Meryl Streep , William Hurt, along with Renee Zellweger, for an unforgettable look at the pleasures, pains and ultimate joy of being a family.

  • Publication date: January 12, 2010

One True Thing

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1998

MBC 2:

May 13, 2014 06:30 (KSA) ~ May 13, 2014 05:30 (CLT)

Ellen Gulden, a working journalist in New York, discovers that her mother is terminally ill with cancer. Upon learning this, Ellen is forced to quit her job and her relationship with her boyfriend to take care of her ailing mother.

Back in the family home, Ellen is overwhelmed with her new task, her mother is becoming increasingly weak. Unable to reconcile her work and her newfound obligations, the young woman must make a choice between her family and her work. While Her father, a distinguished professor of literature, is often absent, Ellen feels the duty to take care of her mother, but gradually something much deeper emerges.


  • Meryl Streep as Kate Gulden
  • RenĂ©e Zellweger as Ellen Gulden
  • William Hurt as George Gulden
  • Tom Everett Scott as Brian Gulden
  • Lauren Graham as jules
  • Nicky katt as Jordan Belzer
  • James Eckhouse as District Attorney

Directed by: Carl Franklin

Rating:  R