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Young Adult

A divorced, alcoholic novelist decides to return to her hometown and reunite with her ex-boyfriend, only to find that he is now married.

Mavis Gary, a self-centred writer of young adult fiction who lives a life of drunken nights and one-night stands in Minneapolis, receives an email from an old flame in her hometown. Deciding that he must have sent it to her as a sign that he is trapped in a boring life and wants to see her, Mavis resolves to head back to her hometown to relive past glories and win him back. But everyone else in Mercury, Minnesota, has moved on - kind of.

1 hour, 26 minutes

Last on

Sat 16 Jan 2021 00:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 01:07

    Toots & The Maytals

    Pressure Drop


Role Contributor
Director Jason Reitman
Writer Diablo Cody
Mavis Gary Charlize Theron
Matt Freehauf Patton Oswalt
Buddy Slade Patrick Wilson
Beth Slade Elizabeth Reaser
Sandra Freehauf Collette Wolfe
Jan Mary Beth Hurt


  • Fri 29 May 2020 23:25
  • Fri 29 May 2020 23:55
  • Sat 30 May 2020 00:25
  • Fri 15 Jan 2021 23:35
  • Sat 16 Jan 2021 00:05