Carmen: A Hip Hopera

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Overview

This update of "Carmen," set in the world of hip hop, comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that creates an image with an aspect ratio of 1.85:1, as well as a standard full-frame transfer. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette that aired originally on MTV. This is a solid release from Warner Brothers that will please its intended audience, although there is little here to interest the ...
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Overview

This update of "Carmen," set in the world of hip hop, comes to DVD with a widescreen transfer that creates an image with an aspect ratio of 1.85:1, as well as a standard full-frame transfer. The closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. English subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a making-of featurette that aired originally on MTV. This is a solid release from Warner Brothers that will please its intended audience, although there is little here to interest the average DVD consumer.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen version of the film; Fullscreen version of the film; Stereo surround sound; English subtitles and closed captions; The Making of Carmen: An MTV Special; Select a song feature
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/2002
  • UPC: 794043556029
  • Original Release: 2001
  • Rating:

  • Source: New Line Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1), Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,033

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Beyoncé Knowles Carmen
Mekhi Phifer Sgt. Derek Hill
Mos Def Frank Miller
Bow Wow Jalil
Da Brat Voice Only
Yuri Brown Nori Lawson
Joy Bryant Nikki
Jermaine Dupri Pockets
Reagan Gomez-Preston Caela
Wyclef Jean Fortune Teller
Casey Lee Blaze
Sam Sarpong Nathaniel
Troy Winbush Porter
Lil' Bow Wow Jalil
Technical Credits
Robert Townsend Director
Kip Collins Score Composer
Michael Elliot Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Graig Hutchison Producer
Loretha C. Jones Executive Producer
Geary McLeod Cinematographer
Keisha Robinson Score Composer
Jonathan P. Shaw Editor
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Logos [:22]
2. The Introduction [1:02]
3. Good Cops, Bad Cops [4:54]
4. Lou's Little Girl [2:15]
5. If Looks Could Kill (You Would Be Dead) [2:08]
6. "The Cop Thing" [:58]
7. Hill and Caela Talk [1:25]
8. Barroom Brawl [1:26]
9. The Last Great Seduction [2:10]
10. The Thing With the Ring [1:48]
11. Carmen Seduces Hill [2:36]
12. Jailing a Cop [2:00]
13. "The Cards Never Lie" [2:37]
14. Hill's Prison Song [1:52]
15. Nothing Personal [2:08]
16. B.L.A.Z.E. [1:25]
17. L.A. or Bust... Later [3:28]
18. Girls' Cali Dreams [1:17]
19. New Life With Carmen [2:35]
20. Hill Says No to Cali [2:08]
21. Return to Lou's [1:11]
22. Black & Blue [1:33]
23. Fleeing Philly [2:19]
24. Not Making It in L.A. [4:22]
25. Stop That! [1:53]
26. Ruin, Sorrow, Death [2:46]
27. Cards Never Lie [2:51]
28. Looking for Hill [3:31]
29. Hookin' Up With Blaze [2:26]
30. Tipped Off, Paid Off [3:51]
31. "I'm Not Going" [2:35]
32. Royal Treatment/Omen [1:44]
33. The Air in Cali [1:36]
34. Blaze Pre-Finale [:55]
35. A Crime, Passion [4:53]
36. Montage Medley [2:05]
37. Immortal Beloved [:54]
38. End Credits/Outtakes [3:07]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
      Widescreen
      Fullscreen
   All Access Pass
      The Making of Carmen: An MTV Special
      Select a Song
         The Introduction
         If Looks Could Kill (You Would Be Dead)
         Hill and Caela Talk
         The Last Great Seduction
         Carmen Seduces Hill
         Hill's Prison Song
         B.L.A.Z.E.
         Girls' Cali Dreams
         Hill Says No to Cali
         Black & Blue
         Stop That!
         Cards Never Lie
         Montage Medley
         Immortal Beloved
   Select a Scene
   Set Up Options
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great Romance Movie

    i loved this movie. it was a tale of romance and heart break. beyonce played a great role. i really enjoyed this movie

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