Rooney Mara given Ruth Orkin’s photos as inspiration for her role as a photographer set in 1950’s NY in Todd Hayne’s “Carol.”

RooneyMara      BlanchettandMarainCAROL

Rooney Mara                            Blanchett and Mara in “Carol”  

Ruth Orkin’s photographs were included in a book that Director Todd Haynes gave Rooney Mara for inspiration for her role in his film CAROL.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/movies/rooney-mara-wears-her-provocative-part-well-in-carol.html?ref=movies