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Mildred Pierce [videorecording] / HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; executive producers, John Wells, Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes.

Haynes, Todd. (Producer). Wells, John, 1956- (Producer). Vachon, Christine. (Producer). Koffler, Pamela R. (Producer). Raymond, Jon, 1952- (Author of screenplay). Winslet, Kate. (Actor). Leo, Melissa. (Actor). LeGros, James. (Actor). O'Byrne, Brian F. (Actor). Winningham, Mare. (Actor). Turner, Morgan. (Actor). Davis, Hope, 1967- (Actor). Pearce, Guy, 1967- (Actor). Wood, Evan Rachel, 1987- (Actor). Shor, Miriam. (Actor). Ireland, Marin. (Actor). Guyer, Murphy. (Actor). Margolis, Mark. (Actor). McRobbie, Peter, 1943- (Actor). Easton, Richard, 1933- (Actor). Feiffer, Halley. (Actor). Guttmann, Ronald. (Actor). London, Daniel. (Actor). Burwell, Carter. (Composer). Cain, James M. 1892-1977 (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm) (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Killer Films. (Added Author). John Wells Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 0780682084
  • ISBN: 9780780682085
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (344 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Home Box Office ;

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Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Originally broadcast on HBO as a 5 part mini-series in 2011.
Special features: Disc 1. Audio commentary on part three with Todd Haynes (writer/director), Jon Raymond (writer) and Mark Friedberg (production designer), series index. Disc 2.Special features: Audio commentary on part three with Todd Haynes (writer/director), Jon Raymond (writer) and Mark Friedberg (production designer).
Contents Note: Disc one: Part one (60 min.) -- Part two (65 min.) -- Part three (66 min.); Special features: Audio commentary on part three with Todd Haynes (writer/director), Jon Raymond (writer) and Mark Friedberg (production designer).
Disc two: Part four (71 min.) -- Part five (81 min.); Special features: Audio commentary on part three with Todd Haynes (writer/director), Jon Raymond (writer) and Mark Friedberg (production designer).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Ed Lachman ; editor, Affonso Gonçalves, Camilla Toniolo ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Ann Roth.
Participant or Performer Note: Kate Winslet, Melissa Leo, James LeGros, Brían F. O'Byrne, Mare Winningham, Morgan Turner, Hope Davis, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, Miriam Shor, Marin Ireland, Murphy Guyer, Mark Margolis, Peter McRobbie, Richard Easton, Halley Feiffer, Ronald Guttmann, Daniel London.
Summary: An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and 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.
Target Audience Note: Rating: TV-MA; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
System Details Note: DVD; Region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby digital stereo; 16.9; region 1.
Language Note: In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English.
Awards Note: Winner, 2011 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie--Mark Friedberg (production designer), Ellen Christiansen (set decorator), Peter Rogness (art director); Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special--Laura Rosenthal (casting director); Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score)--Carter Burwell [Part Five]; Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie--Guy Pearce; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie--Kate Winslet; Winner, 2012 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television--Kate Winslet.
Subject: 7001 Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977 > television adaptations.
Mothers and daughters > Drama.
Conflict of generations > Drama.
Depressions > 1929 > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Women > United States > Social conditions > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.