|Mildred Pierce 2011 HBO series starring Kate Winslet|
5 part HBO Miniseries starring Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood; written and directed by Todd Haynes
Hey, everyone, this is Jenny's Big Sister writing - I was asked by Jenny to cover this "period drama" not because of any special expertise or fondness for this material, but because she doesn't have HBO at her house and I do. Not that I mind being asked my opinion (I can usually be counted on to give my opinion quite freely) - so I set up the DVR for last Sunday night. However, family schedules being what they are (my kids and I have a standing Sunday night date to watch "The Amazing Race"), I didn't get to watch it until Tuesday evening. And even then, I ended up watching it immediately following an episode of "Supernanny" ... which was more pertinent than I could have imagined! So here goes ...
|Kate Winslet as Mildred Pierce|
|Poster for the original 1945 version of Mildred Pierce starring Joan Crawford|
|Kate Winslet as Mildred waitressing|
|Guy Pearce as Monty Beregon|
|Evan Rachael Wood as the adult Veda|