The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

November 26, 2020
From the cerebral imagination of Terry Gilliam comes his long gestating cinematic opus, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. Toby, a cynical but supposedly genius film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth - a film that changed the hopes and dreams of a small Spanish village forever. Can Toby make amends and regain his humanity? Can Don Quixote survive his madness and imminent death? Or will love conquer all?

2 h 12 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 2018

From the cerebral imagination of Terry Gilliam comes his long gestating cinematic opus, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.

Toby, a cynical but supposedly genius film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth – a film that changed the hopes and dreams of a small Spanish village forever. Can Toby make amends and regain his humanity? Can Don Quixote survive his madness and imminent death? Or will love conquer all?

Director:

Terry Gilliam

Writers:

Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra

Producers:

Winnie Baert, Mariela Besuievsky, Yousaf Bokhari

Prod. companies:

Alacran Pictures, Tornasol Films, Entre Chien et Loup

Stars:

José Luis Ferrer, Ismael Fritschi, Juan López-Tagle

Languages:

English

Subtitles:

English
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