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      Mildred Pierce

      TV-MA 2011 1 Seasons Drama List
      81% 58 Reviews Avg. Tomatometer 88% Fewer than 50 Ratings Avg. Audience Score Based on the title character introduced in James M. Cain's classic 1941 novel, the five-part miniseries stars Kate Winslet as young mother Mildred Pierce, who struggles to make a new life for her and her two daughters after divorcing her husband. Searching for work during the Depression proves troublesome until Mildred meets a waitress named Ida, who works at a local diner. With Ida's help, Mildred, a talented baker, begins selling her homemade pies at the diner. Soon she is operating her own chicken and pie restaurant, and then other eateries too. But while business is booming, Mildred's personal life is not, leading to a regrettable confrontation between her and daughter Veda. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Jan 03 Buy Now

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      Synopsis Based on the title character introduced in James M. Cain's classic 1941 novel, the five-part miniseries stars Kate Winslet as young mother Mildred Pierce, who struggles to make a new life for her and her two daughters after divorcing her husband. Searching for work during the Depression proves troublesome until Mildred meets a waitress named Ida, who works at a local diner. With Ida's help, Mildred, a talented baker, begins selling her homemade pies at the diner. Soon she is operating her own chicken and pie restaurant, and then other eateries too. But while business is booming, Mildred's personal life is not, leading to a regrettable confrontation between her and daughter Veda.
      Director
      Todd Haynes
      Executive Producer
      Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, John Wells, Ilene S. Landress
      Network
      HBO
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Mar 27, 2011
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