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  • The TRAGEDY OF CARMEN Alternative
  • Die TRAGÖDIE DER CARMEN Alternative


Film version of Bizet's opera Carmen. Carmen is a beautiful gypsy who falls in love with corporal Don José, an inexperienced soldier. Their relationship leads to his rejection of his former love, mutiny against his superior and turn to a criminal life. Although José is briefly happy with Carmen, he is devoured by jealousy when she turns from him to the bullfighter Escamillo and he kills her with a stab to the heart.

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