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La tragédie de Carmen (1983)

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This is the most powerful realization of this drama I have ever seen.
13 December 2001 | by (Columbia, MO) – See all my reviews

Many "stagy" productions come across on screen as little more than aides memoires--referring the viewers back to the 'real' production.

Brook manages to create an intense, even overwhelming cinematic experience from this condensed and almost rarefied production, combining Bizet's music with a balletic performance of the drama. He has tried more than once to make successful film out of great stage productions (Marat/Sade, Mahabharata)--this is by far the greatest success *as film.*


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