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Movie Review: ‘Carol’ — A Love Story

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

One of the remarkable things about the film is that the issue of homosexuality is almost “incidental.” The film is a love story first, and the details of the lovers are secondary. Within the story, many of the familiar but important themes are present: How much pain can the lovers endure? What will they be willing to risk to be together? Can their love endure after they have hurt each other and is real forgiveness possible?

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