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Bizet's Carmen

Author: Henri MeilhacF HalévyFrancesco RosiPatrice LedouxTonino GuerraAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video, 1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José. Jose abandons his career, his fiancée and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, José begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Filmed operas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Meilhac; F Halévy; Francesco Rosi; Patrice Ledoux; Tonino Guerra; Plácido Domingo; Julia Migenes-Johnson; Ruggero Raimondi; Faith Esham; Lorin Maazel; Prosper Mérimée; Georges Bizet; Orchestre national de France.; Radio-France. Chœurs.; RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (Firm); Triumph Films (Firm); Gaumont Production (Firm); Opera Film Produzione.
OCLC Number: 12595532
Language Note: Sung in French with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Credits: Choreography, Antonio Gades ; photography, Pasqualino De Santis ; editors, Ruggero Mastroianni, Colette Semprun.
Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Don José) ; Julia Migenes-Johnson (Carmen) ; Ruggero Raimondi (Escamillo) ; Faith Esham (Micaela) ; supporting soloists ; Orchestre national de France ; Chœurs et maîtrise de Radio-France ; Lorin Maazel, conductor.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi- stereo.
Other Titles: Carmen
Responsibility: book by Meilhac and Halevy, based on a short story by Prosper Mérimée ; a film by Francesco Rosi ; screenplay, Francesco Rosi and Tonino Guerra ; produced by Patrice Ledoux ; directed by Francesco Rosi ; Triumph Films ; Gaumont présente ; a Franco-Italian coproduction, Gaumont Production Marcel Dassault (Paris), Opera Film Produzione (Rome).

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In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José. Jose abandons his career, his fiancée and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, José begs Carmen to return to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy.

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