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Reviews Carol

The elegant romance Carol directed by Todd Haynes premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this year to critical acclaim and already kicked off early Oscar speculations due to high praise for both actresses, including the Award for Best Actress for Rooney Mara for her performance. The Oscar buzz for both Rooney Mara and…

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One of the most anticipated films of this year’s Competition – that also lived up to its expectations – includes Todd Haynes’s lesbian love-story Carol, an adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel The Price of Salt by screenwriter Phyllos Nagy. When the novel got first published in 1952, Highsmith used an alias because of its daring subject matter at that time…