Melissa Barrera (In The Heights) and the Oscar-nominated Paul Mescal
(Aftersun) are dazzling in Benjamin Millepied’s modern-day retelling of
one of history’s most famous love stories and operas, featuring a new
music score by Nicholas Britell (Succession). Carmen, a captivating,
sensual young gypsy, leaves her family and community behind to escape a
Mexican cartel. She flees to the U.S., dreaming of safety and freedom.
She is captured by a fierce border patrol agent who tries to kill her.
Shocked by this violence, his patrol agent partner Aidan saves Carmen
and helps her escape. He finds himself fascinated by Carmen's passion,
free spirit and will to fight for freedom.