Carmen (1942 film)

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Carmen
Carmen (1942 film).jpg
Directed byChristian-Jaque
Produced byFrançois Carron
André Paulvé
Written byProsper Merimee (novella)
Christian-Jaque
Henri Jeanson
Pier Luigi Melani
Claude-André Puget
Charles Spaak
Jacques Viot
StarringViviane Romance
Jean Marais
Lucien Coëdel
Music byMaurice-Paul Guillot
CinematographyUbaldo Arata
Edited byJacques Desagneaux
Jole Tonini
Production
company
DisCina
Invicta Film
Scalera Film
Distributed byDisCina (France)
Scalera Film (Italy)
Release date
8 August 1944
Running time
124 minutes
CountryFrance
Italy
LanguageFrench

Carmen is a French-Italian musical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Viviane Romance, Jean Marais and Lucien Coëdel. It is a version of the famous opera.[1] Although filmed in 1942 it was not released until 1944 in France and 1945 in Italy.

It was one of the most popular movies in France in 1945 with admissions of 4,277,813.[2][3]

The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Gys. It was shot at the Scalera Studios in Rome.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zanger p.147
  2. ^ French box office of 1945 at Box Office Story
  3. ^ "Box Office Figures for Jean Marais films". Box Office Story.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Anat Zanger. Film Remakes as Ritual and Disguise: From Carmen to Ripley. Amsterdam University Press, 2006.

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