‘Carol’: Watch our exclusive chats with Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Todd Haynes & more

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December has been a good month for “Carol,” the critically acclaimed romantic drama about a department store clerk (Rooney Mara) who falls in love with an older socialite (Cate Blanchett) in 1950s New York. The film led the Golden Globes with five nominations including Best Drama Picture, earned another nine bids at the Critics’ Choice Awards and contends twice at the SAG Awards for stars Blanchett and Mara.

Over the last two months, we’ve chatted with the film’s actors, director Todd Haynes, screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and many of the creative below-the-line talents. Click each link below for our complete video and audio chats.

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Cate Blanchett on ‘electric’ love story (Video)

Rooney Mara on life being ‘flipped upside down’ (Video)

Sarah Paulson on her ‘secret history’ opposite Cate Blanchett (Video)

Todd Haynes on directing ‘glamour and elegance’ of Cate Blanchett (Video)

Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy recounts journey to adapt Patricia Highsmith novel (Video)

Producers Christine Vachon & Elizabeth Karlsen on ‘exhilarating’ film (Podcast)

Cinematographer Ed Lachman on achieving ‘naturalistic look’ (Podcast)

Costume designer Sandy Powell on being inspired by director Todd Haynes (Podcast)

Composer Carter Burwell on ‘three themes’ in score (Podcast)

Editor Affonso Goncalves on ‘showing the love at its peak’ (Podcast)

Production designer Judy Becker on recreating postwar period (Podcast)

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Carol” photo credit: Snap Stills/REX

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