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The A-List: ‘Carol’ director Todd Haynes

Driter/director Todd Haynes — who was Oscar-nominated for hisFar From Heaven ’50s drama — was probably the perfect choice to tackle the lesbian romance at the heart of his new film, Carol. Adapted from Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel, “The Price of Salt,” Carol tells the story of two women from very different backgrounds — Therese, a store clerk (Rooney Mara) and Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage — who meet and then find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. Read More…