Una película de Vicente Aranda (2003)
Writer: Vicente Aranda, Joaquín Jordá (Novel by: Prosper Mérimée)
Music: José Nieto
Cast: Paz Vega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Antonio Dechent, Joan Crosas, Jay Benedict, Joe Mackay, Josep Linuesa, María Botto, William Armstrong, Julio Vélez, Emilio Linder, Miguel A. Valcárcel, Ginés García Millán, Susi Sánchez, Paula Echevarría
Production: Coproduction Spain – UK – Italy; Star Line TV Productions S.L / Parallel Pictures / Planet Pictures / TeleMadrid
Based on the novel by Prosper Merimee, Carmen is the classic tale of forbidden passion between a young man and a spoken-for woman, Carmen. It is told in flashback as the young soldier, stripped of his decorations, explains all in a prison cell. He tells of the love he had for Carmen and how it proved to be destructive.