Mildred Pierce
(DVD) 

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Published
[United States] : Burbank, CA : Home Box Office ; distributed by Warner Home Video, c2012.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (344 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
Rating
Rating: TV-MA.
Status
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0780682084, 9780780682085
UPC
883929201082

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
General Note
Originally broadcast on HBO as a 5 part mini-series in 2011.
General Note
Special features include: audio commentary (pt. 3 and 5 only; with Todd Haynes, Jon Raymond and Mark Friedberg); Making of featurette ; Inside the episodes featurette.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ed Lachman ; editor, Camilla Toniolo ; music, Cater Burwell.
Participants/Performers
Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, James LeGros, Melissa Leo, Brían F. O'Byrne, Mare Winningham, Evan Rachel Wood.
Description
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
Rating: TV-MA.
System Details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital or 2.0 Dolby digital; 16.9; region 1.
Language
English (5.1), French (5.1) & Spanish (2.0) soundtracks with optional English, French & Spanish subtitles; closed captioned in English.
Awards
Winner of 5 Emmy Awards: including Kate Winslet, Best Actress in a miniseries ; Guy Pearce, Best supporting actor in a miniseries.

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