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Title Carmen / MAWA Film & Medien ; Castle Music Pictures ; an Allied Vision presentation for Classical Productions (UK) Limited.

Published Potsdam, Germany : MAWA Film & Medien, 2001.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  11035  TWO DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (165 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes Based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée.
Credits Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy after Prosper Merimée ; director, Steven Pimlott ; producer, Ken Scorfield ; television production director: Gavin Taylor ; designer, Stefanos Lazandis ; lighting, David Hersey ; choreographer, Aletta Collins ; executive producers, Edward Simons, Harvey Goldsmith, Mark McCormack and John Webber.
Notes DVD features: The Cast, Georges Bizet, His Work Carmen, The Interview.
"MAWA 602"--DVD surface. "MAWA 131"--Container.
Performers Maria Ewing (Carmen), Jacques Trussel (Don José), Alain Fondary (matador Escamillo), Miriam Gauci, Rodney McCann, Christopher Blades, David Hamilton, Emile Belcourt, Rosemary Ashe, Ludmilla Andrew ; National Philharmonic Orchestra ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; Jacques Delacote, conductor.
Notes Recorded live at Earls Court, London.
Summary In 19th century Seville, Carmen, a gypsy worker in a cigarette factory, seduces a naive Army corporal, Don José, who abandons his career, his fiancée, and his dying mother for her. It ends badly when she rejects him for the bullfighter Escamillo. Director Gavin Taylor presents the opera in the round, with a revolving catwalk around the center stage, and adds flamenco dancing.
System notes DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Language notes Sung in French.
Other author Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897.
Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908.
Pimlott, Steven.
Scorfield, Ken.
Taylor, Gavin.
Ewing, Maria.
Trussel, Jacque.
Fondary, Alain.
Gauci, Miriam.
McCann, Rodney.
Blades, Christopher.
Lazandis, Stefanos.
Hersey, David.
Delacôte, Jacques, conductor.
Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870.
National Philharmonic Orchestra (Great Britain)
Castle Music Pictures.
Allied Vision.
MAWA Film & Medien.
Classical Productions.
Subject Mérimée, Prosper, 1803-1870 -- Film and video adaptations.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Operas -- Television adaptations.
Seduction -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Bullfighters -- Drama.
Seville (Spain) -- Drama.
Variant Title Title from menu screen: Georges Bizet's Carmen.
Standard Number 4012050411480
Publisher Number MAWA 602 MAWA Film & Medien