Carmen

Spain, 1983

Film
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A Spanish flamenco ballet company is trying to create a dance version of “Carmen” out of the Bizet opera, Merimee’s story and flamenco guitar music. Choreographer, Antonio, discovers an unknown girl to play the central role, a woman with a husband in prison. He becomes infatuated with her. But soon the legend of “Carmen” begins to assert itself.

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Credits

director

Carlos Saura

producer

Emiliano Piedra

production company

Emiliano Productions

Television Espanola

Duration

01:37:00:00

Production places
Spain
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324890

Language

Spanish

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1043604

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