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Carol: A heartening romance

The following is a short movie review. Carol (2015) is a melodrama set in the 1950s (adapted from the novel The Price of Salt) where Therese (Rooney Mara) is an aspiring photographer who falls in love with an older, more sophisticated woman named Carol (Cate Blanchett). Within the mist of a difficult divorce process with her husband, Carol and Therese embark on a journey across the West, trying to find answers in a world gone array. On paper, this might seem like a film one had seen countless times before, but it is Todd Haynes’s impeccable attention to detail and dialogue that ...

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