Carmen in 3D: Film Review
The added element of 3D will not convert uninitiated viewers into fans of the popular opera.
Nineteenth Century opera meets 21st Century special effects with Carmen in 3D, a co-production of RealD and London’s Royal Opera House that marks the first filming of a live opera in 3D. A faithful re-staging of Bizet’s best-known work, it’s unlikely to win many converts to the art form, as much as its backers would like it to serve as a cinematic billboard for opera. The film’s opening March 5 will draw mainly the faithful and curious. An encore may await once 3D TV becomes more accessible.
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