The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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Lost in La Mancha review – landmark doc of Terry Gilliam’s cinematic nightmare
Gilliam’s epic travails filming Don Quixote are well worth seeing again – and should be on the syllabus at every film school

Peter Bradshaw

13, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Jonathan Pryce: cutting-edge films may die as streaming giants thrive
The veteran actor on the need to take artistic risks, surviving Covid and his admiration for the pope

Vanessa Thorpe

08, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The top 10 long-awaited films –  ranked!
Following substantial delays, anticipation is sky-high for Tenet and the new Bond, No Time to Die. But from Eraserhead to The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, plenty of movies have made their audiences wait

Ryan Gilbey

20, Aug, 2020 @11:00 AM

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I watched 627 minutes of Adam Driver movies because what else am I going to do | Luke Buckmaster
SBS On Demand is streaming more than 10 hours of his features. Our isolated film critic took the bait and watched them all

Luke Buckmaster

07, Apr, 2020 @5:30 PM

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote review – Gilliam’s knight proves errant
This long-delayed sidelong look at Cervantes gets lost in its own metatextual jokes

Simran Hans

02, Feb, 2020 @7:00 AM

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War epics, airmen and young Sopranos: essential films for 2020
Daniel Craig bows out as Bond, the original Ghostbusters make a slimy return and Dickens gets a razor-sharp reboot – our preview of movie highlights this year

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jan, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote review – Terry Gilliam's epic journey finds a joyous end
After a three-decade production ordeal Gilliam has delivered a sun-baked fable of money, madness and the movie business – and done so with trademark infectious charm

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2018 @4:34 PM

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Terry Gilliam suffers stroke ahead of Don Quixote's Cannes premiere
The veteran director is said to be recovering well in London as court rules against producer attempting to prevent film festival screening

Catherine Shoard

09, May, 2018 @10:58 AM

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Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote film to receive premiere at Cannes after two-decade wait
Long-gestating Man Who Killed Don Quixote confirmed as the festival’s closing film, while Lars Von Trier makes his Cannes return after seven years away

Andrew Pulver

19, Apr, 2018 @12:55 PM

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote: trailer for Terry Gilliam's long-awaited film finally released
Trailer emerges 18 years after bedevilled project first went into production – but a legal dispute could still prevent its release

Gwilym Mumford

05, Apr, 2018 @4:40 PM

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Lost in La Mancha's Jean Rochefort, veteran French actor, dies at 87
Rochefort, who scored a major international success in The Hairdresser’s Husband, was also cast as Don Quixote in Terry Gilliam’s ill-fated Cervantes adaptation

Staff and agencies

09, Oct, 2017 @12:34 PM

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After 17 years, has Terry Gilliam finally broken the curse of Don Quixote?
Despite lead actors falling ill and sets washed away in flash floods, the director’s Cervantes film is finally in the can. But will a movie that has lingered in development hell be worth the wait?

Gwilym Mumford

06, Jun, 2017 @3:57 PM

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