• Carol (2015)

Carol

Release Date: November 20th, 2015

R |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences.

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, John Magaro, Cory Michael Smith, Carrie Brownstein, Kevin Crowley

Director: Todd Haynes

Genres: Romance , Drama

Production Co: Killer Films, Larkhark Films Limited, Number 9 Films

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Family, Daughter, Mother, Hotel, Transformation, 1950s, Engaging, Love interest, Forbidden love, Love, New York City, Endearing, Emotional, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    It’s such stately, evocative, confident filmmaking, the only reservation being that it’s also a bit chilly. show more

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Blanchett makes an indelible impression as a woman who, through breeding, intense personal cultivation and social expectations, has brilliantly mastered the skill of navigating through life. show more

  • 95
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Both haunting and sweeping, Carol represents another masterwork from one of this generation’s great filmmakers. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2016)
Nominated Cinematography