stops for a light and THERESE catches sight of an ELEGANTCOUPLE, arm-in-arm at the corner, crossing the avenue as thelight changes. A strong gust of wind gives the woman somedifficulty as she tries to knot a green silk scarf around herhead.
She turns, smiles.
huddled under covers. THERESE doesn’t stir though the alarmcontinues. Finally, THERESE, in one skilled manoeuver, pushesherself up and out of bed, still cocooned within theblankets. She finds the alarm clock and shuts it off. She
THERESE moves through her morning rituals: she throws openher window shades, moves on to a small gas stove, strikes amatch and lights the stove to take the chill off, moves on tothe kitchen sink set in one corner of the room, which doublesas a partial home darkroom - developer and fixer traysstacked to the side of the sink, an Argus C3 camera from thelate 1930s set on a shelf above the sink, along with acollection of red or amber light bulbs and photo paper.
Synopsis: Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a fast bond that becomes a love with complicated consequences.