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U-Carmen [videorecording]

[a Fortissimo Films presentation] ; a Nando's Arts initiative ; in association with Spier Films ; presents a Dimpho Di Kopane film ; directed and produced by Mark Dornford-May ; producer, Ross Garland ; adapted for the screen by Mark Dornford-May, Andiswa Kedama and Pauline Malefane
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
South African theater company Dimpho Di Kopane (DDK) performs an adaptation of Carmen set in contemporary South Africa. A cigarette factory worker, Carmen, has a destructive affair with a police sergeant.
Director
Mark Dornford-May
Performers
Pauline Malefane, Andile Tshoni, Lungelwa Blou, Zorro Sidloyi, Andries Mbali.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
122 min.
Language
In Xhosa with English subtitles
Notes
  • Title from feature.
  • Based on the opera : Carmen / by Georges Bizet.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
  • Special features: original theatrical trailer (2 min.); "Making U-Carmen" featurette (8 min.); interview with Mark Dornford-May (6 min.); interview with Pauline Malefane (6 min.); interview with Andiswa Kedama (4 min.).
Variant Title
Also known as: U-Carmen eKhayelitsha
Related Title
Making U-Carmen.
Edition
Widescreen format (16:9)
ISBN
1417201339, 9781417201334
Credits
Director of photography, Giulio Biccari ; editor, Ronelle Loots ; music director and conductor, Charles Hazlewood ; costume designer, Jessica Dornford-May ; choreographer, Joel Mthethwa.
Published
Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by KOCH Entertainment, [2007]
Publisher no.
KLF-DV-3117 Koch Lorber Films
Description
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital.
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