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Melinda and Melinda


Chiwetel Ejiofor, Will Ferrell, Jonny Lee Miller, Radha Mitchell View All


Woody Allen (Director) View All

Release: Oct. 29th, 2004
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of affairs leans toward levity, while the other is full of anguish. Each story involves Melinda coping with a recent divorce through substance abuse while beginning a romantic relationship with a close...
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Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda "Two alternating stories about Melinda's (Mitchell) attempts to straighten out her life." I'm looking forward to this....

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The tragic story has comic elements and the comic story has tragic elements and Woody never commits to one story being more effective than the other and I realize now that this was Woody's point all along...that all stories combine comedy and tragedy, but this made for a rather confusing film experience.


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