2007. Great Britain. Sally Potter. 170 min.
With a brief intermission
Saturday, July 17, 2010, 3:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
2007. Great Britain. Directed by Sally Potter. In this modern-day production of Bizet’s Carmen, directed by Potter for the English National Opera, José is a security guard observing scenes on security cameras, and Carmen is a prostitute. This film version, made from a multicamera recording of one performance—both backstage and in front of house—was broadcast as a split-screen webcast by the BBC. U.S. premiere. 170 min.