Carmen (Bizet's Carmen ) (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes

Carmen (Bizet's Carmen ) (1984)

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Movie Info

This film is a cinematic version of the 1875 opera about a colorful female cigarette-factory worker. Her flirtations with the soldier Don José are soon forgotten as she falls in love with the matador Escamillo.

Cast

Ruggero Raimondi
as Escamillio
Faith Esham
as Micaela
Gerard Garino
as Remendado
Susan Daniel
as Mercedes
Lilian Watson
as Frasquita
Maria Campano
as Manuelita
Julien Guiomar
as Lillas Pastia
Maria Compano
as Manuelita
Enrique El Cojo
as Old Dancer/Innkeeper
Santiago Lopez Petit
as Escamillo's Double
Aurora Vargas
as Carmen's Friend
Carmen Vargas
as Carmen's Friend
Concha Vargas
as Carmen's Friend
Esperanza Fernandez
as Carmen's Friend
Lourdes Garcia
as Carmen's Friend
Maria Gomez
as Carmen's Friend
Pilar Becerra
as Carmen's Friend
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Critic Reviews for Carmen (Bizet's Carmen )

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

The organising flaw of this Carmen, which turns it into one long longueur, lies at the nub of the medium's specificity - of what it means to make, or be, a film.

August 1, 2015 | Full Review…
Monthly Film Bulletin

A surefire treat for opera buffs.

November 10, 2008 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The combination of the casting and Bizet's music ought to make for the perfect opera film, but it doesn't quite.

March 21, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

An opulent and enthralling screen version of Bizet's celebrated opera.

July 23, 2003 | Full Review…
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