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Don Quixote (1992)

Don Quijote de Orson Welles (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 10 November 2005 (Portugal)
The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.

Director:

Orson Welles

Writers:

Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra (novel) (as Miguel de Cervantes), Javier Mina (dialogue adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera ... Don Quijote (archive footage)
Akim Tamiroff ... Sancho Panza (archive footage)
Pepe Mediavilla Pepe Mediavilla ... Don Quixote (voice) (as José Mediavilla)
Juan Carlos Ordóñez Juan Carlos Ordóñez ... Sancho Panza (voice) (as Juan C. Ordóñez)
Constantino Romero Constantino Romero ... Narrator (voice)
Paola Mori ... Woman on Motorscooter (archive footage)
Juan Serrano Juan Serrano ... (archive footage)
Beatrice Welles ... (archive footage) (as Beatriz Welles)
Oja Kodar ... (archive footage)
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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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Drama

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Not Rated
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Spain | Italy | USA

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

10 November 2005 (Portugal) See more »

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Don Quixote See more »

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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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People don't know what they're talking about
1 October 2007 | by ghostofmrpalmerSee all my reviews

dbborroughs from Glen Cove, New York does not know what he is talking about. The fact is, he has only seen the Franco version and has nothing to compare it to. The work print floats around occasionally, and it's a million times better that the Franco version. How can anyone call a film crap, when they have never even seen it. Don't ever listen to people that stupid. The fact is that you should even write a review if you have only seen one version of the film, and have no knowledge of the production history, the comment about Wells never intending to release it, is the most ridiculous, ignorant conjecture I have ever heard. No film make spends nearly 10 years of his life making a film, for it to just be a personal toy. He had plenty of projects that never saw release, The Deep, The Other Side of The Wind, etc. The main reason the film was never completed is that one of the principle actors died.


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