Carol (film)

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Carol is a 2015 romantic melodrama film directed by Todd Haynes.wikipedia
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Patricia Highsmith

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The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (republished as Carol in 1990).
Writing under the pseudonym "Claire Morgan", Highsmith published the first lesbian novel with a happy ending, The Price of Salt, in 1952, republished 38 years later as Carol under her own name and later adapted into a 2015 film.

Cate Blanchett

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The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle Chandler.
Her other Oscar-nominated roles were in the dramas Notes on a Scandal (2006), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), I'm Not There (2007), and Carol (2015).

The Price of Salt

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The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (republished as Carol in 1990).
Carol, a film adaptation nominated for six Academy Awards and nine British Academy Film Awards, was released in 2015.

Edward Lachman

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Cinematographer Edward Lachman shot Carol on Super 16 mm film.
Lachman is mostly associated with the American independent film movement, and has served as director of photography on films by Todd Haynes (including Far from Heaven in 2002 and Carol in 2015, both of which earned Lachman Oscar nominations ), Ulrich Seidl, Wim Wenders, Steven Soderbergh and Paul Schrader.

Rooney Mara

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The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle Chandler.
At the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, she tied for the Best Actress Award for her role in the Todd Haynes drama film Carol (together with Emmanuelle Bercot for Mon roi); she was also nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance.

List of accolades received by Carol (film)

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The film received many accolades, including five Golden Globe Award nominations, six Oscar nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations; as well as five Dorian Awards and awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and National Society of Film Critics.
Carol is a 2015 British-American romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes.

Todd Haynes

Carol is a 2015 romantic melodrama film directed by Todd Haynes.
In 2015, Haynes returned to the big screen with Carol, his sixth feature film and the first film not written by him.

Jake Lacy

The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle Chandler.
He starred with Jenny Slate in the 2014 film Obvious Child and opposite Rooney Mara in Carol (2015).

Sarah Paulson

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The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle Chandler.
She has featured as Mary Epps in the 2013 historical drama film 12 Years a Slave, as Abby Gerhard in the 2015 romantic drama film Carol, and as Toni Bradlee in the 2017 political drama film The Post.

Kyle Chandler

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The film stars Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, and Kyle Chandler.
Chandler's film work has included notable supporting roles in King Kong (2005), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), Super 8 (2011), Argo and Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Carol (2015), Manchester by the Sea (2016) and Game Night and First Man (2018).

Killer Films

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The film is co-produced by New York-based Killer Films, which joined the project in 2013 after Haynes's collaborator Christine Vachon approached him to direct.
The company has produced a number of the most acclaimed American independent films over the past two decades including Far From Heaven (nominated for four Academy Awards), Boys Don't Cry (Academy Award winner), One Hour Photo, Kids, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Happiness, Velvet Goldmine, Safe, I Shot Andy Warhol, Swoon, I'm Not There (Academy Award nominated), Kill Your Darlings, Still Alice (Academy Award winner) and Carol (nominated for six Academy Awards).

Phyllis Nagy

The screenplay by Phyllis Nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (republished as Carol in 1990).
In 2016, Nagy received an Academy Award nomination, among numerous other accolades, for Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2015 film Carol.

Number 9 Films

Number 9 Films came on board as a producer in 2011, when Elizabeth Karlsen secured the rights to the novel.
Films produced under the Number 9 Films banner include Breakfast on Pluto, directed by Neil Jordan and recipient of four Irish Film & Television Academy awards, including Best Director, Best Script, and Best Actor in a Lead Role – Film; Made in Dagenham, directed by Nigel Cole and made into a West End musical in 2014; Carol, directed by Todd Haynes, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, which received nine BAFTA awards nominations and six Oscar nominations, including Best Actress and Supporting Actress respectively; and Colette, directed by Wash Westmoreland and starring Keira Knightley as the French novelist, released in 2018.

Film4 Productions

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British company Film4 Productions and its then-chief executive Tessa Ross financed development.

2015 Cannes Film Festival

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Carol competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where Mara tied for the Best Actress award.

Tessa Ross

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British company Film4 Productions and its then-chief executive Tessa Ross financed development.
Ross has been the executive producer of a number of notable British films, including Billy Elliot (2000), The Last King of Scotland (2006), This Is England (2006), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Slumdog Millionaire (2008), Hunger (2008), Four Lions (2010), 127 Hours (2010), Shame (2011), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Under the Skin (2013), Ex Machina (2015), 45 Years (2015), Room (2015), and Carol (2015).

Elizabeth Karlsen

Number 9 Films came on board as a producer in 2011, when Elizabeth Karlsen secured the rights to the novel.
Her latest films − Carol, written by Phyllis Nagy, directed by Todd Haynes and starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, and Youth, directed by Paolo Sorrentino, starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel − premiered in main competition at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Christine Vachon

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The film is co-produced by New York-based Killer Films, which joined the project in 2013 after Haynes's collaborator Christine Vachon approached him to direct.
Vachon continued her long-standing collaboration with Todd Haynes for the 2015 film, Carol.

Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell was hired to compose the music, and Edward Lachman, who had previously collaborated with Haynes, served as the director of photography.
He has received Oscar nominations for Best Original Score for Haynes' Carol (2015) and McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).

Stephen Woolley

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They later recruited Irish director John Crowley, who was announced in May 2012 along with the lead cast, Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska, and the involved producers, Karlsen and Stephen Woolley of Number 9 Films and Tessa Ross of Film4, who received executive producer credit.
As a producer he has been Oscar-nominated for The Crying Game (1992), and has also produced multi-Academy Award nominated films including Mona Lisa (1986), Little Voice (1998), Michael Collins (1996), The End of the Affair (1999), Interview with a Vampire (1993), and Carol (2016).

Dorian Awards

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The film received many accolades, including five Golden Globe Award nominations, six Oscar nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations; as well as five Dorian Awards and awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and National Society of Film Critics.

Affonso Gonçalves

Haynes was involved in the editing process alongside editor Affonso Gonçalves.
He has edited many critically acclaimed films such as Winter's Bone (2010), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Carol (2015), Paterson (2016), and Wonderstruck (2017).

Cincinnati

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Principal photography on the British-American production began in March 2014, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and lasted 34 days.
Movies that were filmed in part in Cincinnati include The Best Years of Our Lives (aerial footage early in the film), Ides of March, Fresh Horses, The Asphalt Jungle (the opening is shot from the Public Landing and takes place in Cincinnati although only Boone County, Kentucky is mentioned), Rain Man, Miles Ahead, Airborne, Grimm Reality, Little Man Tate, City of Hope, An Innocent Man, Tango & Cash, A Mom for Christmas, Lost in Yonkers, Summer Catch, Artworks, Dreamer, Elizabethtown, Jimmy and Judy, Eight Men Out, Milk Money,Traffic, The Pride of Jesse Hallam, The Great Buck Howard, In Too Deep, Seven Below, Carol, Public Eye, The Last Late Night, and The Mighty.

HanWay Films

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Three days later, The Weinstein Company acquired U.S. distribution rights at the Cannes Film Festival from HanWay Films.
With Carol, Brooklyn and Anomalisa, managing director Thorsten Schumacher announced 2015 as "the most successful year for [HanWay Films] to date."

Sandy Powell (costume designer)

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Haynes had first heard about the film in 2012, from costume designer Sandy Powell, who informed him that Blanchett was attached and that Karlsen was producing.