- Richard wants me to marry him.
- Do you want to marry Richard?
- I barely know what to order for lunch.
One imperfect thing about Carol is that at some point early in the film Cate Blanchett lights her mother-in-law’s cigarette a second longer than necessary. Everything else about it is pure perfection.
Blanchett just oozes class and the subdued intensity behind Rooney Mara’s eyes is something to behold. Oh, and Carter Burwell is a genius.