Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley, Christine Vachon
In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to re...More
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The fine screenplay drains away the sourness of the book; what remains is a production of clean and frictionless beauty, down to the last, strokable inch of clothing and skin. Inside the showcase is a storm of feeling. With Sarah Paulson, as Carol’s best friend.
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It’s sad that the film doesn’t do justice to its actors as far as dialogues go. While Blanchett not surprisingly is great as this very rich and polished yet dangerously brittle woman who starts off as the more confident and even a tad pushy one in the affair, Mara is a revelation as a girl who is as vulnerable as she is generous.
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The soul of the film is in the little details rather than the broader, more easily understood movements of plot and character. If you’re watching Carol, watch it closely. Not a lot happens, but an entire world is revealed.
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This film does not belong to the kind everyone enjoys, it’s one of those made in super good-taste to cast a spell worth volumes. Though it’s a worthwhile watch in every regard, the brilliant performances alone can be the reason for one to make time for this one!
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