Mildred Pierce is a five-part miniseries that first aired on HBO on March 27, 2011. Adapted from James M. Cain's 1941 novel of the same name, it was directed by Todd Haynes, and starred Kate Winslet in the title role, alongside Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, and Melissa Leo.
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With Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne. Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.
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Mildred Pierce (Crawford) is a typical middle-class housewife in suburbia. Bert (Bruce Bennett) is her recently unemployed husband, and they have two spoiled daughters — pre-teen Kay (Jo Ann Marlowe) and teenaged Veda . Bert is against Mildred's parenting style, which he calls "buying them love", but Mildred sees it as protecting them.
Mildred Pierce is a 1941 hardboiled novel by James M. Cain. It was made into an Academy Award –winning film of the same name in 1945, starring Joan Crawford , and a 2011 Emmy Award –winning miniseries of the same name , starring Kate Winslet .
The official website for Mildred Pierce on HBO, featuring full episodes online, interviews, schedule information and episode guides.
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Mildred Pierce brings to life the memorable characters introduced in James M. Cain’s classic 1941 novel of pride and privilege in the middle class. Starring Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet, and co-written and directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Todd Haynes, this five-part drama is an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who ...
Mildred Pierce (TV Mini-Series 2011) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Mildred Pierce Critics Consensus. Tied together by a powerhouse performance from Joan Crawford, Mildred Pierce blends noir and social drama to soapily intoxicating effect.
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This is a very enjoyable mini-series telling the story of Mildred Pierce. Fabulous acting, great period set design, excellent acting, particularly by Kate Winslet, and a nice pace. Well worth the time and money - this is the kind of DVD you can watch repeatedly and still find nuances that you may not have noticed before. A good story well told.
Spring-Summer TV Guide 2020 ... Mildred Pierce compensates for its familiarity with elaborate production values and a knockout lead performance. 2011, HBO, 5 episodes Cast. Kate ...