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Mildred Pierce

Superb Hollywood thriller with Joan Crawford (in her Oscar-winning role) as the waitress-turned-businesswoman who struggles to provide a good life for her children, only to have older daughter Ann Blyth repay her by having an affair with her stepfather. One of the few Hollywood noir films to feature a female lead character. From a John M Cain Novel.

Year: 1945
Genre: Classic Film Noir, Based on..., Best of the 1940s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Michael Curtiz
Starring: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott
Duration: 109 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
8/10
Location in store: Classic Noir

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