I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures - Study Guide Carmelita Tropicana: Your Kunst Is Your Waffen Summary & Analysis

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Carmelita Tropicana is playing herself in this film. She introduces herself to the audience and relates to them some events about her past. In the opening scene, Carmelita is mugged as she walks to her home located on New York's lower east side just after she concluded a performance. A fight ensues in which Carmelita emerges as the victor. She suffered only a minor scratch on her arm. The next morning, Carmelita wakes to the sounds of sirens outside and those of her telephone ringing. The Dictator is on the phone; he tells Carmelita that she will be picked up shortly. The phone clicks indicating that she has another call. It is her father who tells her he has to go into the hospital for a prostrate condition. She clicks back to the...

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