Carmen (1942 film)

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.

Carmen
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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

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.

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ReferencesEdit

  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.

BibliographyEdit

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

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