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Carol (2015)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  18 December 2015 (USA)
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Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

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In 1952 New York CIty, Therese Belivet, a lonely young woman, is starting out her adult life in Manhattan and looking for her chance to break through into her dream job as a theater set designer. She is dating a young man, named Richard, whom she does not love and does not want to have sex with. On a long and monotonous day working in the toy department of a department store, Therese is struck by an elegant and beautiful woman in her late 30s, whom she serves. The woman, Carol Aird, gives her address to Therese in order to have her purchases delivered. On an impulse, Therese sends Carol a Christmas card to her home address. Carol, a woman approaching age 40, is is going through a difficult separation and divorce from his husband Harge, and is herself quite lonely. Therese develops a strong attachment to Carol, but she is unsure how to understand her feelings towards this other woman. Carol, who once had a same-sex tryst with her best friend, Abby, is also drawn to Therese, but ... Written by Larry B.

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality/nudity and brief language
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The book on which the movie is based was published in 1952 as the "The Price of Salt", written by Patricia Highsmith under the pseudonym "Claire Morgan". Highsmith retitled the novel "Carol" when she republished the book in the UK under her own name in 1990. See more »

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