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Mildred Pierce - Awards

  • 2011 - Primetime Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
  • 2011 - Primetime Emmy: Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or Movie
  • 2011 - Primetime Emmy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score)
  • 2012 - Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
  • 2011 - Primetime Emmy: Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
  • 2011 - Primetime Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Guy Pearce

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Summary

Mildred Pierce

Having it all would cost her everything, but for Mildred Pierce (Oscar® Winning Kate Winslet), success was worth the price. As a struggling single mother in Depression era Los Angeles, Mildred is determined to fulfil the demands of her eldest daughter Veda (Evan Rachel Wood), surpassing societal expectations and the betrayal of lovers along the way.

Episode guide

  1. 01 - Part 1

    After throwing her cheating husband out of the house, a young mother named Mildred Pierce tries to find suitable work in Depression-era California.

  2. 02 - Part 2

    With her pie side-business thriving, Mildred sets in motion a plan to start a business for herself, and falls for a handsome stranger named Monty Beragon.

  3. 03 - Part 3

    In the wake of tragedy, Mildred opens her new restaurant and reconnects with Monty, whose lethargy tests the bonds between Mildred and Veda.

  4. 04 - Part 4

    Mildred opens a profitable new restaurant, but her good fortune is tempered by Veda’s manipulation of a smitten society bachelor and his wealthy family.

  5. 05 - Part 5

    In the miniseries finale, as Veda’s singing career takes off, Mildred’s attempts to reconcile with her estranged daughter finally pay off, though at a painful price.