A study of Todd Haynes's HBO adaptation of James M. Cain's 1941 novel, Mildred Pierce, which emphasizes the way compassion for the central character is patiently built, and which argues for the relevance of feminist readings of the earlier 1945 film adaptation for this mini-series.
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Research Article| September 01 2011
Sundays with Mildred
Amelie Hastie is the author of Cupboards of Curiosity: Women, Recollection and Film History (Duke University Press, 2007) and The Bigamist (Palgrave/Macmillan, BFI Film Classics, 2009). She co-edited a Todd Haynes special issue of Camera Obscura with editorial collective members Lynne Joyrich, Sasha Torres, Patricia White, and Sharon Willis.
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Film Quarterly (2011) 65 (1): 25–33.
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Amelie Hastie; Sundays with Mildred. Film Quarterly 1 September 2011; 65 (1): 25–33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.65.1.25
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