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Title:
Mildred Pierce
Author:
Hayes, Todd.
Publication Information:
[United States] : Home Box Office, [2012]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (344 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
This five-part drama is an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce.
General Note:
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.

Originally broadcast on HBO as a 5 part mini-series in 2011.

Special features include: Audio commentary ; Making of featurette ; Inside the episodes featurette.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rating: TV-MA.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780780682085
UPC:
883929201082
Format :
DVD

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Academy Award-winner Kate Winslet stars in director Todd Haynes' five-part, made-for-HBO miniseries charting the hopes and heartaches of a single, middle class, Los Angeles mother as she fights to win her daughter's affections during the Great Depression. Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, James LeGros, Mare Winningham, Melissa Leo, and Hope Davis co-star in a film based on the 1941 novel by author James M. Cain. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi