A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.
Did You Know?
There were many film versions of the story on screens that year. This version of "Don Quixote" was shown on television at the same time that the film version of "Man of La Mancha" was playing in theatres. A few months later, Rudolf Nureyev's film version of Ludwig Minkus' ballet "Don Quixote" also opened in movie theatres. And in Spain that same year, the film "Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo" (Don Quixote Rides Again), starring Cantinflas
as Sancho Panza, was released to theatres. See more
Happy the days and happy the centuries to which the ancients gave the name of "golden". Those who lived then did not know the meaning of those fateful words "thine" and "mine"... And it is only in these detestable, corrupted times that a knight-errant is needed...