Mildred Pierce

2011 • HBO
47 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (5)

1 Part One
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 Part Two
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 Part Three
In the wake of tragedy, Mildred opens her restaurant and reconnects with Monty, whose lethargy tests the bonds between Mildred and Veda.
4 Part Four
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 Part Five
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.

About this show

Oscar(R)-winner Kate Winslet stars in this five-part adaptation of James M. Cain's classic novel about a divorcee who builds a business empire while maintaining complex relationships with her daughter and the men in her life in Depression-era California.

Ratings and reviews

47 reviews
Tracy Perkins
February 26, 2015
I loved every minute of it. I played every episode back to back, I just couldn't get enough. The ending was EPIC.....This is an absolute much watch!!!!! 👍🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
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Jose R Magana
March 15, 2014
I loved it. Great story and good acting
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Amy Wright
March 14, 2014
Excellent, just excellent! Loved it!
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