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Carmen (1918)

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Genres: Drama, Silent
Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur, Grete Diercks, Magnus Stifter
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Plot Sypnosis:

Polish-born actress Pola Negri was already popular when she began appearing in German silents in the 1910s, but it was her collaborations with Ernst Lubitsch that transformed her into a silver screen goddess, a mesmerizing presence as formidable in comedies (The Wildcat) as in tragedies (Madame Dubarry). Released in the U.S. as Gypsy Blood, Carmen retells Prosper Merimée’s classic tale of a Romani woman who seduces a military officer and sends each of them on a trajectory of dramatic self-destruction. Restored in 4K by the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Carmen features a lively score by Tobias Schwenke, performed by the orchestral ensemble Kontraste.

Product Extras :
  • Audio commentary by film historian Anthony Slide
  • Short documentary on the film's restoration (5 min.)

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1918
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 91
Specs: Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Audio Formats: Silent/German
Subtitles/Captions: English