Myndin gerist árið 1952 í New York og segir sögu ungrar konu sem er upprennandi ljósmyndari og samandi hennar við eldri konu sem gengur í gegnum erfiðan skilnað. Myndinni er leikstýrt af Todd Haynes og skartar þeim Cate Blanchett og Rooney Mara í aðalhlutverkum.
Carol var tilnefnd til sex Óskarsverðlauna.
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman.
Carol is directed by Todd Haynes, and the screenplay written by Phyllis Nagy is based on the groundbreaking romance novel The Price of Salt (also known as Carol) by Patricia Highsmith.
The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, and Jake Lacy. Carol was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where Mara tied for the Best Actress award. Carol received critical acclaim and many accolades, including six Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe Award nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations as well as awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and National Society of Film Critics.