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This five-episode miniseries is an adaptation of James M. Cain's novel directed by Todd Haynes and starring Kate Winslet. The title character is a mother struggling to survive on her own during the Great Depression. She gets little help from her spoiled oldest daughter, and her husband is not around, either. The series originally aired in 2011 on HBO.

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1 Season, 5 Episodes
April 3, 2011
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7.7/10
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Mildred Pierce Full Episode Guide

  • In the Miniseries Finale, Mildred reconnects with Monty. Meanwhile, Veda's singing career takes off under Carlo Treviso and a new manager. Mildred ends up in a financial bind after indulging herself.

  • Four Years Later (1937-1938). Mildred's restaurant empire continues to expand, but her success is tempered by a major rift with Veda -who ends up in the company of society loafer Sammy Forrester.

  • In the wake of unspeakable tragedy, Mildred moves forward withe the preparations for her new chicken and pie restaurant.

  • With her pies in high demand, Mildred finds a perfect spot to open a restaurant. As her relationship with Veda continues to disintegrate, Mildred finds unexpected romance with a handsome stranger, Monty Beragon.

  • Academy Award Winner Kate Winslet stars as Mildred Pierce, a talented baker and a mother of two daughters. Recently single, after kicking her husband out of the house, she is on a quest to find work and perhaps love.

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Kate Winslet Pulls Richard Branson's 90-Year-Old Mother from a Fiery Inferno

We reported yesterday that Kate Winslet and her kids were lucky to escape from a massive fire on Richard Branson's island estate two days ago. New details (and pics) have emerged on the fire, and it turns out Winslet saved the life of Branson's 90-year old mother!

Kate Winslet and Family Escape as Richard Branson's House Engulfed in Flames

What should have been a relaxing vacation staying on the posh island estate of one of the world's wealthiest men ended up being a potentially life-threatening experiencing for Kate Winslet and her family. The actress, her boyfriend and her children were part of a 20-person group staying at eccentric British billionaire Richard Branson's island paradise when a fire started during a tropical storm burned down the house they were staying in.

Evan Rachel Wood: 'Kate Winslet Coached Me Through My First Nude Scene' in New HBO Series

I suppose, all things considered, seeing Kate Winslet giving you a thumbs-up while you're completely naked isn't such a bad thing.

That's what happened to Evan Rachel Wood during the filming of the new HBO show "Mildred Pierce." The "True Blood" star has her first-ever nude scene in the series, and said that co-star Kate Winslet was helping her every step of the way.

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