Prénom Carmen

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Not so much an adaptation of Mérimée or Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ as a riff on several of its themes, Godard’s film finds Carmen X staging a bank heist to support a terrorist cell, but falling in love with the bank guard. Godard plays the role of ‘Uncle Jean’.

85 minutes

Country of origin:
France and Switzerland

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