Adapted by Emmy nominated screenwriter Phyllis Nagy, (Mrs Harris) from the best-selling novel ‘The Price of Salt’ by Patricia Highsmith; Carol is a powerful romance fuelled by suspense, danger and the exhilaration of forbidden love. Starring Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett (Notes on a Scandal, Blue Jasmine) and Academy Award® nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Side Effects), Carol is directed by Todd Haynes (Mildred Pierce, Far From Heaven, I’m not There). A Number 9 Films and Killer FIlms production distributed in the US by The Weinstein Company and in the UK by Studiocanal, Carol is produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley and Christine Vachon, and was developed by Number 9 Films and Film 4, who also co-financed alongside Goldcrest Films. HanWay handle International Sales.
For Carol, Haynes has reteamed with cinematographer Ed Lachman (I’m Not There), costume designer Sandy Powell (Far from Heaven), production designer Judy Becker (I’m Not There) and editor Affonso Goncalves (Mildred Pierce).
A chance encounter in a Manhattan department store sparks an extraordinary friendship between two women…
UK Release date: 27/11/2015
US Release date: 20/11/2015
Carol is now on DVD.