It’s been a long time coming, plagued by issues left, right and centre but a new trailer for Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ is doing the rounds.
After taking years to finally get his vision out of development to produce a finished product, Gilliam and co have further experienced legal issues in actually being able to get the picture released, Gilliam himself hinting that they were expected to pay 3.500,000 euros to get it released.
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Directed by Gilliam the film stars Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Olga Kurylenko, Joana Ribeiro, and Stellan Skarsgard.
The film will finally have its UK release on January 31st, 2020 with a special screening to take place on the 23rd of January with Terry Gilliam.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Synopsis
The story of Toby (Driver), a cynical advertising director, who finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoemaker (Pryce) 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?