2015 Cannes Kuir Palmiye Best Actress, Queer Palm (R. Mara)

Legendary crime writer Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel which she had written taking off from her own experiences hit the theatres following an 11-year production period. Tackling the dark side of relationships in America, Todd Haynes, with an amazing cast and art direction tells the forbidden love story of two women in New York in the early 1950s. Therese Belivet is working in a department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol Aird, an alluring woman trapped in a failing marriage. Their connection deepens, but when their relationship is revealed, they are forced to take refuge on the road, leaving their lives behind.