Karmen Gei

Set in modern-day Dakar, Senegal, this vibrant, richly musical film reworks Prosper Mérimée's perennially potent story of a charismatic woman whose influence destroys the men who flock to her. Incarcerated in Kumba Castle, a women's prison, Karmen (Djeïnaba Diop Gaï) charms her way into the bed of straight-laced warden Angelique (Stéphanie Biddle) with...read more

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  • Released: 2001
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Set in modern-day Dakar, Senegal, this vibrant, richly musical film reworks Prosper Mérimée's perennially potent story of a charismatic woman whose influence destroys the men who flock to her. Incarcerated in Kumba Castle, a women's prison, Karmen (Djeïnab… (more)

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