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Mildred Pierce's Moment of Pleasure
by Clifford Galiher `

Mildred's momentary pursuit of romantic satisfaction, briefly setting aside her work and family life, results in a catastrophic development at home. This blow heaves enormous grief on Mildred and makes her more determined than ever to sacrifice everything her own personal needs for the benefit of her surviving daughter.

This Commentary is related to the following Clips:
Mildred Pierce – Pleasure & Punishment by Michael Curtiz (1945) Mildred takes a brief break from the demands of her professional and family life to enjoy herself, and is mercilessly punished by the cosmos.