This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. The beautiful love scene between cate blanchett and rooney mara. Ending theme ost - the end the beautiful scenes were edited to the music. While carol breaks free from the confines of marriage, her husband (kyle chandler) begins to question her competence as a mother as her involvement with therese and close relationship with her best friend abby (sarah paulson) come to light. Carol is a 2015 romantic melodrama film directed by todd haynes. The screenplay by phyllis nagy is based on the 1952 romance novel the price of salt by patricia highsmith (republished as carol in 1990). The film stars cate blanchett, rooney mara, sarah paulson, jake lacy, and kyle chandler. When carol is rushed to the hospital to have the baby, all the friends come along, but prove less than helpful. After carol throws ross and her lesbian life-partner susan out of the delivery room for bickering, phoebe manages, while lecturing the pair, to lock all three of them in a janitorial closet. Insiders who worked on the movie carol have shared worries that harvey weinstein kept unused lesbian sex scenes between cate blanchett and rooney mara. Carol lesbian drama is beautifully filmed, but told solely for the straight world open this photo in gallery rooney mara, left, and cate blanchett have a counter encounter in the beautiful but. In 1983, lesbian publishing house naiad press offered highsmith 5,000 to reprint the novel under her own name, or 2,000 under the pseudonym. In 1990, the book was republished by bloomsbury as carol under patricia highsmiths name, with the addition of an afterword by her. Cate blanchett captivates in woozily obsessive lesbian romance. In an adaptation of patricia highsmiths seminal novel the price of salt, carol follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s new york. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.