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The Resource Mildred Pierce, 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, (videorecording)

Mildred Pierce, 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, (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 ; executive producers, John Wells, Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler ; teleplay by Todd Haynes & Jon Raymond ; directed by Todd Haynes
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
Related
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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ed Lachman ; editor, Affonso Gonçalves, Camilla Toniolo ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Ann Roth
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Rating: TV-MA; Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
Language note
In English, dubbed French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.M55 DVD
PerformerNote
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 Guttman, Daniel London
Runtime
344
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Mildred Pierce, 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, (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: 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)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
disc one: Part one (60 min.) ; Part two (65 min.) ; Part three (66 min.) -- Disc two: Part four (71 min.) ; Part five (81 min.)
Control code
ocn758003838
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (344 min.)
Isbn
9780780682085
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929201082
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 4000032112
  • 2000053818
  • 2000053819
  • 1000212822
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)758003838
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby digital stereo ; 16:9 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mildred Pierce, 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, (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: 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)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
disc one: Part one (60 min.) ; Part two (65 min.) ; Part three (66 min.) -- Disc two: Part four (71 min.) ; Part five (81 min.)
Control code
ocn758003838
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (344 min.)
Isbn
9780780682085
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929201082
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 4000032112
  • 2000053818
  • 2000053819
  • 1000212822
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)758003838
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; 5.1 Dolby digital surround, 2.0 Dolby digital stereo ; 16:9 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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