Mildred Pierce

United States, 1945

Film
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Joan Crawford earned an Academy Award for her portrayal of Mildred Pierce, a mother who devotes her whole life to her two daughters. When Mildred’s husband turns to another woman for solace, she divorces him and opens a successful restaurant, however, when their eldest daughter’s selfishness gets out of hand, both mother and daughter must face the tragic consequences. Also stars Eve Arden, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson and Zachary Scott.

Credits

director

Michael Curtiz

producer

Jerry Wald

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:46:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38092

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Mothers and daughters

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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