Recently Clothes on Film editor, Chris Laverty was invited to discuss the costumes, themes and food in HBO mini-series, Mildred Pierce. Joined by journalist, Georgie Hobbs; senior content producer for Sky Atlantic, Ben Boyer and Julia Murphy Buske from the Primrose Bakery, we chatted in detail about what made this superb adaptation come alive.
HBO ‘Sessions’ video (including expert pie making tutorial) below:
For further discussion of Ann Roth’s meticulous and beautifully symbolic costumes in Mildred Pierce, try our article on the functionality and sex appeal of the housedress, plus keep your eyes peeled at Clothes on Film over the coming week for more on the subject…
HBO’s Mildred Pierce (directed by Todd Haynes) is released on DVD and Blu-ray on 28th November.
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