Ernst Lubitsch’s take on Carmen is worth watching for one reason and one reason only. Fortunately, that reason is pretty good. Pola Negri is fierce, flirty and irresistible as the world’s most famous femme fatale.
Unfortunately, Negri’s co-stars are not nearly as interesting and the film drags noticeably whenever she is off the screen. A must-see for Negri fans, most everyone else can skip it. But you are a Negri fan, aren’t you? Aren’t you?
How does it end? Hover or tap below for a spoiler.
We all know this one: Carmen gets stabbed by the jealous Don Jose and dies. Tragedy!
If it were a dessert it would be: Neapolitan Ice Cream when all you really want is chocolate.
Availability: Released on DVD.