L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A
Presented only in theatres
Carmen is the first feature film by Benjamin Millepied, the renowned choreographer and former director of ballet at the Paris Opera. This bold contemporary adaptation of Prosper Mérimées Carmen replaces Bizet’s opera with mesmerizing choreography set to Nicholas Britells music. Set in the American South, the film follows the sultry love story of Carmen (Melissa Barrera) and introduces us to Masilda, the club owner in Los Angeles, portrayed by the incredible Rossy De Palma.
Other festival:
TIFF, Canada (2022)
Director Benjamin Millepied
Script Loïc Barrere
Original writings Alexander Dinelaris
Director of Photography Jörg Widmer
Production Rosemary Blight
Editing Dany Cooper
Artist Melissa Barrera, Rossy De Palma, Paul Mescal, Elsa Pataky
Sound Design Matt Dunkley

In Partnership with


• Théâtre Outremont
Wednesday, march 22, 2023, 08:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.


Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied

Available in French only

Benjamin Millepied, né le 10 juin 1977 à Bordeaux, est un danseur et chorégraphe français. Danseur étoile du New York City Ballet, il a été le directeur de la danse à la tête du ballet de l’Opéra de Paris du 1er novembre 2014 au 15 juillet 2016.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team

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