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Carol

2015 Drama, Romance

About

In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Directed by

Todd Haynes

Written by

Patricia Highsmith (Novel)
Phyllis Nagy (Screenplay)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast

Cate Blanchett
as Carol Aird
Rooney Mara
as Therese Belivet
Kyle Chandler
as Harge Aird
Sarah Paulson
as Abby Gerhard
Jake Lacy
as Richard Semco
John Magaro
as Dannie McElroy
Cory Michael Smith
as Tommy Tucker
Carrie Brownstein
as Genevieve Cantrell

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design Sandy Powell

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Carter Burwell

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Lists

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