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Don Quixote (1992)
"Don Quijote de Orson Welles" (original title)

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After reading too many novels about knights and heroic stories, Don Quijote and his servant Sancho Panza decide to wander the roads of Spain to protect the weak and to accomplish good deeds... See full summary »

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Francisco Reiguera ...
Don Quijote (archive footage)
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Pepe Mediavilla ...
Don Quixote (in new version) (voice) (as José Mediavilla)
Juan Carlos Ordóñez ...
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Paola Mori
Beatrice Welles
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After reading too many novels about knights and heroic stories, Don Quijote and his servant Sancho Panza decide to wander the roads of Spain to protect the weak and to accomplish good deeds. But the real world is not as magical and fairy as Don Quijote imagines it to be. Following the plot of Cervantes classical book, Don Quijote fights with windmills thinking they are giants but unluckily, he manages to be defeated by them. Written by Cyril Aubaud (cyril_aubaud@yahoo.fr)

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10 November 2005 (Portugal)  »

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ESP 807,150 (Spain)
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In the unfinished doc, Filming the Trial, Orson Welles said that if Don Quixote was ever finished, he would have called it "When are you going to finish Don Quixote?" See more »

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12 August 2003 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Both Welles and Terry Gilliam have this dream of bringing this film to the screen. Both have had tragic endings in their productions. But at least we have this footage to show what might have been. Unless Terry Gilliam gets another shot, I would recommend to any film maker who will pull it off to research this film as well as "Lost in La Mancha" to see what should be done visually.


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