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Todd Haynes’ Oscar Contender ‘Carol’ Heads for London (Trailer)

Todd Haynes' Oscar Contender 'Carol' Heads for London (Trailer)

The film will receive its UK Premiere on Wednesday 14 October at the Odeon Leicester Square, attended by director Todd Haynes and his stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara (who received the Cannes Best Actress prize for the role).

Carol” stars Blanchett and Mara as two women in a relationship in 1950s New York. Therese (Mara, originally Mia Wasikowska), a twentysomething department store clerk who dreams of a bigger life, meets Carol (Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, wealthy marriage. Their lives begin to unravel as Carol fears losing custody of her daughter when her husband (Kyle Chandler) threatens her with separation. Sarah Paulson co-stars as one of Carol’s ex-lovers.

Watch the trailer below.

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