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Carmen / Bizet's Carmen

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.00 /10
Julia Migenes-Johnson , Placido Domingo, Ruggiero Raimondi
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Directed by: Francesco Rosi
Written by: Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, from the story by Presper Merimee and the opera by Georges Bizet

Released: 1984
Origin: Italy/France
Colour: C
Length: 152


Beautifully sung, magnificently staged version of Bizet's opera .

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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More straightforward than Saura's version, of the previous year. Placido Domingo doesn't carry off any acting honours as Don Jose, but Julia Migenes-Johnson sizzles, and the Andalusian locations are spectacular.

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