Carmen - A Hip Hopera (2001)
Release Date: May 8, 2001 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 8,639
Previously, and brilliantly, adapted as an opera by Georges Bizet, the Prosper Merimee novel Carmen served as the inspiration for this updated made-for-cable movie. Set in contemporary Los Angeles, the film stars Beynoce Knowles of Destiny's Child as the seductive Carmen, no longer an employee in a cigarette factory but instead an aspiring actress. The "Don Jose" character has become a cop named Sgt. Derek Hill (Mekhi Phifer), who after being ordered by his corrupt superior officer Frank Miller
May 8, 2001 Wide
Aug 20, 2002
New Line Home Entertainment
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