To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

Carmen (1983 film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Carmen by Saura.jpg
Spanish film poster
Directed byCarlos Saura
Written byProsper Mérimée (novel)
Carlos Saura
Antonio Gades
Produced byEmiliano Piedra
StarringAntonio Gades
Laura del Sol
CinematographyTeo Escamilla
Edited byPedro del Rey
Music byPaco de Lucía
Release date
  • 6 May 1983 (1983-05-06)
Running time
102 minutes
Box office$3.1 million (United States and Canada)[1]

Carmen is a 1983 Spanish film adaptation of the novel Carmen by Prosper Mérimée, using music from the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet. It was directed and choreographed in the flamenco style by Carlos Saura and María Pagés. It is the second part of Saura's flamenco trilogy in the 1980s, preceded by Bodas de sangre and followed by El amor brujo.

The film's basic plot line is that the modern dancers re-enact in their personal lives Bizet's tragic love affair, up to its lethal climax.


  • Paco de Lucía as Paco
  • Laura del Sol as Carmen
  • Antonio Gades as Antonio
  • Marisol as Pepa Flores
  • Cristina Hoyos as Cristina
  • Juan Antonio Jiménez as Juan
  • José Yepes as Pepe Girón
  • Sebastián Moreno as Escamillo
  • Gómez de Jerez as Singer
  • Manolo Sevilla as Singer
  • Antonio Solera as Singer
  • Manuel Rodríguez as Guitarist
  • Lorenzo Virseda as Guitarist
  • M. Magdalena as Guest artist
  • La Bronce as Guest artist


The film was the highest-grossing Spanish film in the United States at the time, grossing $3.1 million.[1] It was surpassed by Pedro Almodóvar's Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988).[1] It sold 2,168,737 tickets in Germany and 871,824 in France.[2]


The film won the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It was entered into the 1983 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Technical Grand Prize and the award for Best Artistic Contribution.[3] It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[4]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Pix from afar: National bests in the U.S.". Variety. January 7, 1991. p. 86.
  2. ^ "Carmen (1983)". (in French). Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Carmen". Archived from the original on 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2009-06-13.
  4. ^ "The 56th Academy Awards (1984) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2013-10-27.

External links

This page was last edited on 29 January 2021, at 22:29
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.