Mildred Pierce

A five-part adaptation of James M. Cain's 1941 novel about a Depression-era housewife whose husband leaves her with two young daughters in Glendale, Cal., forcing her to start her life anew.

Season 1, Episode 2 Part Two

First Aired: March 27, 2011

Part 2 of 5. Mildred begins selling her homemade pies at Cristofor's, and with Wally's help, opens her own restaurant, though on her last day at the diner, she takes off on an impulsive getaway with a dashing customer, Monty Beragon (Guy Pearce).

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  • Premiered: March 27, 2011
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A five-part adaptation of James M. Cain's 1941 novel about a Depression-era housewife whose husband leaves her with two young daughters in Glendale, Cal., forcing her to start her life anew. (more)

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