Julia Migenes
Director: Francesco Rosi Cast: Julia Migenes
Julia Migenes
, Plácido Domingo
Plácido Domingo
, Ruggero Raimondi
Ruggero Raimondi
Francesco Rosi


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Georges Bizet's 1875 opera about Carmen, the colorful cigarette factory worker whose flirtations with the soldier Don José are forgotten in her love for the matador Escamillo, is the source for director Francesco Rosi's cinematic version of the same story. Plácido Domingo sings the part of Don José, Julia Migenes-Johnson sings Carmen, and Ruggero Raimondi is Escamillo. Although there is nothing to fault in the singing itself, some viewers may feel that director Rosi has stayed closer to a stage production than the medium of film would warrant. Carmen received the 1984 Cesar award for "Best Sound."

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2011
UPC: 0887090030007
Original Release: 1984
Rating: PG
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:35:00
Sales rank: 9,019

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Julia Migenes Carmen
Plácido Domingo Don Jose
Ruggero Raimondi Escamillo
Faith Esham Micaela
Jean-Philippe Lafont Dancairo
Gerard Garino Remendado
Lilian Watson Frasquita
Jean Paul Bogart Zuniga
Julien Guiomar Lillas Pastia
Maria Campano Manuelita
Accursio di Leo Guide
Aurora Vargas Carmen's Friend
François Le Roux Morales
Santiago Lopez Escamillo's Double
Susan Daniel Mercedes
Lorin Maazel Conductor

Technical Credits
Francesco Rosi Director,Screenwriter
Pasqualino De Santis Cinematographer
Antonio Gades Choreography
Gianni Giovagnoni Set Decoration/Design
Tonino Guerra Screenwriter
Enrico Job Art Director,Costumes/Costume Designer,Production Designer,Set Decoration/Design
Patrice Ledoux Producer
Guy Level Sound/Sound Designer
Lorin Maazel Musical Direction/Supervision
Ruggero Mastroianni Editor
Alessandro von Normann Production Manager
Pierre-Louis Thevenet Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Carmen
1. Prelude [:11]
2. Carmencita [24:02]
3. Tra La La La [20:22]
4. Toreador! [19:25]
5. Flower Song [14:00]
6. In The Mountains [19:26]
7. The Procession [27:15]
8. It's You! It's Me! [16:42]

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