R | | Drama, Romance
Although Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara weren't required to be on the other end of the line whenever they talk on the phone, they offered to do so to help each other out. Thus whenever Carol and Therese talk to each other on the phone, Blanchett and Mara are really on the ... ...
I never looked like that.
At the western end of their road trip, Carol's Packard passes a sign with a Napoleonic image with "Welcome to Waterloo, Population 12,000". Later Carol and Therese laugh at the small town they have found themselves in. Waterloo, which does not employ any imagery of Napoleon, was the fifth-largest city in Iowa, with a population of 65,000, as per the 1950 census. Knowing Carol's penchant for finer hotels, the pair would have likely stayed downtown overlooking the river, rather than a rural motel.
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