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Carmen in Khayelitsha

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The film version of the smash stage musical, which translates Bizet's opera Carmen into Xhosa, and moves the action to Khayelitsha township. The heroine, Carmen, is a loving woman who leads an innocent police officer down one wrong path after the other until desperate action becomes necessary. The film won the Golden Bear in Berlin. In Xhosa language with English subtitles.


122 minutes, No persons under 10 (Language, Violence)
Drama, Musical, Romance.

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Credits
Cast
Pauline Malefane, Andries Mbali, Andiswa Kedama, Sibulele Mjali, Lungelwa Blou
Director
Mark Dornford-May
ScreenplayMark Dornford-May, from the opera by George Bizet
MusicBizet
CinematographyBobby Bukowski
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2005
Produced byGhost House Pictures, Senator International, Pacific Renaissance Pictures Ltd.




Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape ArgusYunus Kemp10
Cape TimesPeter Tromp15
The StarDiane de Beer18
Die BurgerJeanne Hugo10
Sunday TimesBarry Ronge10
International Media
IMDB22 Netizens14
Average .. 64%13


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