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About the Movie
A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara), is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 272
- Fresh: 257
- Rotten: 15
- Average Rating: 8.6/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Haynes maintains the film's temperature at a low simmer and expertly brings it to the boil, but while "Carol" builds to a scene of intense eroticism, it's mostly about all the things you can't reach out and touch.
Fresh: "Carol" possesses the same quiet, catlike powers of its magnetic title character: It swirls around to ambush you ... and make you swoon.
Fresh: This is about two people who didn't know what their lives were until they met each other, then scrambling, in their muted, buttoned-up way, to figure out what happens next. Haynes loves them so much that he believes they can. You will too.
Fresh: Will love conquer all? Probably not. The bigger question is whether it will endure. The lush, beautifully acted and shot "Carol" answers this with a sweet smile.
BEST FILM OF 2015
The acting, the story line, the directing, the cinematography, It was all so beautifully made- my favorite film of 2015 forsure! Watch it!
Not only is a gorgeous love story but the performances are amazing, the setting ins unbelievable and it will become an all time classic.
Not only is this film beautiful, it really puts love in perspective... This is a perfect example of a movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat. It's captivating and haunts you when you've finished it.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2015
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