Carmen

Carmen

In a small Mediterranean village, Carmen has looked after her brother, the local priest, for her entire life. When the Church abandons Carmen, she is mistaken for the new priest. Carmen begins to see the world, and herself, in a new light.

In Malta, it is tradition for the younger sister to devote her life to the church when an older brother enters the priesthood. Inspired by true events, Carmen lives a life of servitude from the age of 16 until 50, when her brother dies. Realizing her own mortality, she leaves the church and makes up for lost time.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Valerie Buhagiar

Writer:

  • Valerie Buhagiar

Producers:

  • Anika Psaila Savona
  • Coral Aiken
  • Daniel Bekerman
  • Dorothy Coetzee
  • Elisabeth Costa de Beauregard
  • José Luis Escolar
  • Mark Gingras
  • Pierre Ellul
  • Simon Sansone

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