Mildred Pierce | TIFF

Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce (S.U.A.)

Directed by:
Todd Haynes
TIFF edition:
2012
Synopsis:

HBO Miniseries’ Mildred Pierce brings to life the memorable character introduced in James M. Cain’s classic 1941 novel. The five-part drama offers an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred’s unreasonable devotion to her daughter, Veda, as well as the complex relationships she shares with the men in her life. Marathon-screening at Transylvania IFF.

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