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Carmen (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 3 October 2003 (Spain)
Based on the novel by Prosper Merimee, CARMEN is the classic tale of forbidden passion between a young man (Leonardo Sbaraglia) and a spoken-for woman, Carmen (Paz Vega). It is told in ... See full summary »

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Vicente Aranda
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paz Vega ... Carmen
Leonardo Sbaraglia ... José
Antonio Dechent ... Tuerto
Joan Crosas Joan Crosas ... Dancaire
Jay Benedict ... Próspero
Joe Mackay Joe Mackay ... Teniente
Josep Linuesa ... Lucas
Julio Vélez Julio Vélez ... Señorito
Emilio Linder Emilio Linder ... Aristóteles
Miguel Ángel Valcárcel Miguel Ángel Valcárcel ... Juanele
Simon Shepherd ... Magistrado
Ismael Martínez Ismael Martínez ... Antonio
Ginés García Millán ... Tempranillo
Susi Sánchez ... Blanca
María Botto ... Fernanda
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Based on the novel by Prosper Merimee, CARMEN is the classic tale of forbidden passion between a young man (Leonardo Sbaraglia) and a spoken-for woman, Carmen (Paz Vega). It is told in flashback as the young soldier, stripped of his decorations, explains all in a prison cell. He tells of the love he had for Carmen and how it proved to be destructive. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Language:

Spanish | Basque | French

Release Date:

3 October 2003 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Кармен See more »

Filming Locations:

Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€1,141,628 (Spain), 5 October 2003, Limited Release
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Worth a look
15 August 2010 | by smatysiaSee all my reviews

I, like one previous commentator, have never seen any other adaptation of Carmen, and, although the name rang a faint bell, hadn't really heard of the famous opera. Yes, I know, a total Philistine. I have to say that I liked this film. Of course Paz Vaga is beautiful, and I liked her interpretation of the fiery, part-Gypsy wanton woman in 1830 Spain. Although he seems to have received some criticism, I thought well of Leonardo Sbaraglia's performance. But, as a non-Spanish speaker, it is difficult to criticize an acting performance while reading subtitles. The photography, sets, and costumes all seemed to be done very well, and I hear that the actors did a creditable job with regional accents, something often laughable in American movies. Overall, it seems to me to be worth checking out.


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