Based on a Patricia Highsmith novel, Carol charts the relationship between two very different women in 1950s New York.
Rooney Mara won Best Actress at Cannes and plays a girl in her 20s, working in a department store and yearning for a more fulfilling life. Cate Blanchett plays a mother trapped in a loveless marriage.
Sandy Powell’s Oscar-nominated costumes exquisitely convey class and character, beautifully evolving with the women’s journeys of self-discovery.
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