Mildred Pierce
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Mildred Pierce
First Aired: March 27th, 2011
Status: Ended
Air Time: Sunday, 09:00 PM
Network: HBO
Summary: Set in Glendale, California, in the 1930s, this is the story of middle-class housewife Mildred Pierce's attempts to maintain her and her family's social position during the Great Depression. Mildred Pierce is a five-part miniseries that first aired on HBO on March 27, 2011. Adapted from James M. Cain's 1941 novel, it was directed by Todd Haynes and stars Kate Winslet in the title role, alongside Guy Pearce and Evan Rachel Wood. Carter Burwell wrote the original score for the miniseries.
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Episode Statistics:
# of Episodes: 5
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 5
Last Episode I watched: -
Last Aired Episode
Part 4
Season 1 - Episode 4: Part 4
Air Date: April 10th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: Four years later, 1937-1938 - After expanding her Glendale eatery to include a Beverly Hills luncheonette, Mildred and Lucy, her best friend and junior business partner, eye Laguna Beach as the site for a new oceanfront restaurant, with a seafood-and-steak menu. However, Mildredʼs business success is tempered by a growing rift with Veda, who despairs when her longtime piano teacher dies and a prospective replacement, well-known conductor Carlo Treviso, is less than complimentary. Stung by rejection, Veda ends up in the company of society loafer Sammy Forrester, whose mother surprises Mildred with shocking allegations about their children. When Mildred confronts Veda, an emotional argument ensues and Mildred angrily throws her out of the house. After months with no communication between the two, Bert tells Mildred about Vedaʼs success as a singer on the radio. Listening to Veda sing, Mildred is pained by her daughterʼs estrangement, and is determined to win her back.
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Cast
Kate Winslet - Mildred Pierce
Kate Winslet
as Mildred Pierce
Evan Rachel Wood - Veda Pierce
Evan Rachel Wood
as Veda Pierce
James Le Gros - Wally Burgan
James Le Gros
as Wally Burgan
Mare Winningham - Ida Corwin
Mare Winningham
as Ida Corwin
Melissa Leo - Lucy Gessler
Melissa Leo
as Lucy Gessler
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