1 hr. 59 min.
Prospero Merimée (Jay Benedict) is traveling through Spain when he stops at a local church and meets Carmen (Paz Vega). When his life is threatened by José (Leonardo Sbaraglia), her jealous lover, the curious Merimée learns of their tortured relationship. Years earlier, Carmen was arrested for murder and José charged with taking her to the police station. But José fell for the seductive, married Carmen, and the two soon began a passionate and deadly love affair.
Director: Vicente Aranda