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documentary Loving Carmen Carmen, a legendary character

Carmen, a legendary character

Loving Carmen Carmen, a legendary character


In the mid 19th century, the free-spirited gypsy cigarerra from the Tabacco factory of Seville scandalized the world, immediately becoming a symbol of the modern and independent woman. Over the next century, musicians, singers, directors, researchers and collectors told and retold the story of Carmen, creating a legend. Narrated by British actor Ben Cross, this documentary explores the very first artistic interpretations of Carmen and examines her place in the early development of the recording and film industries.

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  • Production date: 2016
  • Duration: 1 h 05 min
  • Production: © Spotlight Production Company and National Palace of Culture
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : FR
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