The Resource Mildred Pierce, HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes, (videorecording)

Mildred Pierce, HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes, (videorecording)

Label
Mildred Pierce
Title
Mildred Pierce
Statement of responsibility
HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Winner of 5 Emmy Awards: including Kate Winslet, Best Actress in a miniseries ; Guy Pearce, Best supporting actor in a miniseries.
Cataloging source
NRAND
Credits note
Director of photography, Ed Lachman ; editor, Camilla Toniolo ; music, Cater Burwell
Intended audience
Rating: MA - 15 years and older
PerformerNote
Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, James LeGros, Melissa Leo, Br♭́Łn F. O'Byrne, Mare Winningham, Evan Rachel Wood
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1987-
  • 1952-
  • 1892-1977
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wells, John
  • LeGros, James
  • Wood, Evan Rachel
  • Winningham, Mare
  • Leo, Melissa
  • Haynes, Todd
  • Raymond, Jon
  • O'Byrne, Brian F
  • Cain, James M.
  • Pearce, Guy
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Killer Films
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • Women
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
Mildred Pierce, HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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 (pt. 3 and 5 only; with Todd Haynes, Jon Raymond and Mark Friedberg); Making of featurette ; Inside the episodes featurette
Control code
000048952185
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 videodiscs (329 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
VFD58825/6
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital or 2.0 Dolby digital; 16.9; region 2
Label
Mildred Pierce, HBO Miniseries presents in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a Killer Films/John Wells production ; a film by Todd Haynes ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes, (videorecording)
Publication
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 (pt. 3 and 5 only; with Todd Haynes, Jon Raymond and Mark Friedberg); Making of featurette ; Inside the episodes featurette
Control code
000048952185
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 videodiscs (329 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
VFD58825/6
System details
DVD; 5.1 Dolby digital or 2.0 Dolby digital; 16.9; region 2

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