Carmen is a story of desire, betrayal and death. Set in Andalusia (Spain) in 1830, a military officer is seduced by a striking gypsy girl who works in a cigarette factory, his love for her only brings his downfall.The free, enigmatic nature of a woman called Carmen , her southern beauty, her passionate, impulsive character turn the sergeant Jose, into the victim of a fatalistic chain of extraordinary events, turbulent loves, uncontrollable passions, jealousy and bloodshed. With each new lover of Carmen ,with each new episode of love, passion and jealousy, Jose takes a step toward marginalization and delinquency.The death time and again stains with blood the hands of Jose until finally ,after shooting the last lover of Carmen ,tries to take her away and start a new life,but his pleas and threats are useless. In vain he humbles himself before Carmen, offering her a prosperous and happy life. The passionate words of love fall in a vacuum and in the most terrible of indifference. And the helplessness and passion once again push the hand of Jose to the naked knife.