Carmen
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Director Carlos Saura's Carmen develops a fictional story revolving around the rehearsals of Georges Bizet's opera about the brash and colorful cigarette factory woman and her dalliance with the soldier Don José, and eventual love for Escamillo, the bullfighter. Saura introduces exciting flamenco dance scenes and a love story between Antonio (Antonio Gades), the choreographer of the opera, and the actress playing Carmen, Laura del Sol. Joan Sutherland and Paco de Lucía also perform segments from Bizet's 1875 opera. The mix of magical choreography, rousing flamenco dances, and… More
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"Carlos Sauras received another Oscar nomination for his thrilling interpretation of Bizet's opera, set in a flamenco hall and telling a real-life story parallel to the Merimee's tale."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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