Bizet's Carmen

1984, Movie, PG, 152 mins

For those who like like their Bizet straight, this is probably the best of the opera's many adaptations to date. In this relatively straightforward rendering of the classic tale, the sensuous Migenes-Johnson plays Carmen, a cigarette factory worker who ruins the life of a Spanish officer (Domingo).

The film's chief plus is Rosi's direction, at once low-key in its documentary realism and fiery in its passion and detail. By taking their actors and cameras into the Andalusian landscape of Spain, Rosi and cinematographer De Santis have succeeded in giving a different and entirely valid feel to the well-worn saga. The choreographer, Antonio Gades, performed similar ...

Released: 1984 Rated: PG Length: 152 mins

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