Carmen Jones

Powered by George Bizet's grand music and Oscar Hammerstein II's magnificent lyrics, this Americanized all-black version of the classic opera "Carmen" finds a passionate, sexy creature who lures a man, Joe, away from his sweetheart. Following a fatal brawl with his sergeant, Joe deserts his regiment with the sultry femme fatale. But Carmen soon tires of him and takes up with a heavyweight prize-fighter, triggering Joe's tragic revenge. Starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte.

Year: 1954
Genre: Musicals, Best of the 1950s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical
Country: USA
Director: Otto Preminger
Starring: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Diahann Carroll
Duration: 105 Minutes
Rating: G - Contains medium level violence.
Location in store: Musical



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