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Donkey Xote (2007)

A story of don Quijote told by a donkey of Sancho Panza...

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Cast overview, first billed only:
José Luis Gil ...
Quijote (voice)
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Sancho (voice)
Luis Posada ...
Rucio (voice)
David Fernández ...
Rocinante (voice)
María Luisa Solá ...
Duquesa (voice)
Félix Benito ...
Duque (voice)
Xavi Fernández ...
Gallo James (voice)
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Sansón Carrasco / Siniestro (voice)
Alicia Laorden ...
Altisidora (voice)
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Avellaneda (voice)
Javier Amilibia ...
Globus / Falso Quijote (voice)
José María Neguillo ...
Léon (voice)
Eva Martí ...
Comadreja (voice)
Sonia Ferrer ...
Dulcinea / Caballero Media Luna (voice)
José Antonio Soler ...
Caballo Comparso (voice)
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A story of don Quijote told by a donkey of Sancho Panza...

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donkey | animal in title | See All (2) »

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From The Producers Who Watched Shrek

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Animation | Family

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Rated PG for mild language, some rude humor and violence | See all certifications »

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5 December 2007 (Spain)  »

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Donkey X  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Premiere was at Cannes Film Festival See more »

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When they get to Barcelona, in the tent there is a spring clothespin holding up a mirror. This type of clothespin wasn't invented until 1853, by David M. Smith of Springfield, Vermont. See more »

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Dónde están mis sueños
Performed by Marta Sánchez
©2007 Jordi Cubino
Sony ATV Music España / Edit Music / Jordi Cubino Musical Productions Publishing
All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing
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Possibly the worst CGI movie - ever
30 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

Over the Christmas period we've taken our sons to see quite a few movies. I thought we reached the bottom of the barrel last October when we went to see 'space chimps' but that was long before Donkey Xote (DX). Let's start with the positives. The animation isn't bad whatever some reviewers here may have written. It's not cutting edge and is a little on the simple side maybe but it's easy on the eye. That's it. Everything else is simply awful. I don't know if the original Spanish version makes more sense but the plot is is over complicated, the dialogue impossibly convoluted and the acting voice overs appalling. Watching it is a little like reading obscure eastern European poetry. It seems to be as much an exercise in proving what an intellectually clever chap the director is but in trying so hard to do so shows actually that he's completely clueless. There are characters cropping up in the film that are utterly pointless, don't add to the story and serve to confuse the audience. The script is largely read as if your listening to the kind of live translation service that you hear at news conferences or during UN addresses. some of the voices are so irritating you could easily feel like screaming. The voice over for Don Quixote's horse is, possibly, the most excruciating that I've ever heard. It pains me to say that my boys (aged 3 and 7) enjoyed it. That said they didn't really have a clue what was going on and they will happily sit in front of any cartoon in any language without any complaint. If you're a sentient adult please, please, please give this movie a miss.


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