R | | Drama, Romance
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
The character of Carol Aird was inspired by Virginia Kent Catherwood (1915-1966), a Philadelphia socialite six years older than Patricia Highsmith with whom the author had a love affair in the 1940s. Catherwood lost custody of her daughter after her homosexuality was... ...
I love you.
When Carol is standing in the entrance way to the travel store to light her cigarette after visiting her attorney, when the camera views Carol through the display window the cigarette is in her left hand and her purse is tucked on the right. When camera shifts to direct shot of Carol, the cigarette is now in her right hand and the purse on the left.
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