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Mildred Pierce

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Oscar® and Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road, The Reader) stars in the title role of the HBO Miniseries presentation MILDRED PIERCE, along with SAG Award nominee Guy Pearce (The Hurt Locker, Memento), Golden Globe nominee Evan Rachel Wood (The Wrestler, HBOs True Blood), Gotham Award winner Brían OByrne (Before the Devil Knows Youre Dead, FlashForward), SAG Award nominee James LeGros (Skateland, Mercy), Oscar® nominee Melissa Leo (Frozen River, HBOs Treme), Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee and Emmy® winner Mare Winningham (George Wallace, Georgia) and Golden Globe and Emmy® nominee Hope Davis (HBOs The Special Relationship and In Treatment).

Directed by Oscar®, Golden Globe and WGA nominee Todd Haynes (Im Not There, Far from Heaven) from a script by Haynes and Jon Raymond, MILDRED PIERCE is the epic story of a proud single mother struggling to earn her daughters love during the Great Depression in middle-class Los Angeles. The five-part miniseries, produced in association with MGM, will follow the story laid out by James M. Cain in his 1941 novel of the same name. Emmy® nominees Christine Vachon (Im Not There, HBOs Mrs. Harris) and Pam Koffler (HBOs Mrs. Harris and The Notorious Bettie Page), John Wells (Southland, The Company Men) and Todd Haynes executive produce; two-time Emmy® winner Ilene Landress (HBOs The Sopranos) co-executive produces.