Stars: Nikolai Cherkasov, Yuri Tolubeyev, Serafima Birman, Lyudmila Kasyanova, Svetlana Grigoryeva, Tamilla Agamirova, Bruno Frejndlikh, Lidiya Vertinskaya | Written by Yevgeni Shvarts | Directed by Grigori Kozintsev
To get lost in a book is one of the most magical experiences we can have. Whatever our age it’s easy to enjoy a story of knights and wizards, tales of bravery and fairy tales, where good wins out in the end. Don Quixote is a tale of such innocent beliefs, the story of a man living the ultimate mid-life crisis and fighting for justice, even if the world in which he fights does not share the same view on both reality and what justice actually is.
After reading many books on chivalry and knighthood Senor Quexana decides that he is actually a knight, Don Quixote de la Macha. Setting off on his horse with his squire Sancho Panza (who is only