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Man of La Mancha

  • Directed By: Arthur Hiller

Synopsis: In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition. They are accused of presenting an entertainment offensive to the Inquisition. Inside the huge dungeon into which they have been cast, the other prisoners gang up on Cervantes and his manservant, and begin a mock trial, with the intention of stealing or burning his possessions. Cervantes wishes to desperately save a manuscript he carries with him and stages, with costumes, makeup, and the participation of the other prisoners, an unusual defense--the story of Don Quixote.

Cast
Peter O'Toole

Don Quixote De La Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes / Alonso Quijana

Sophia Loren

Dulcinea / Aldonza

James Coco

Sancho Panza / Cervantes' Manservant

Ian Richardson

The Padre

Harry Andrews

The Innkeeper / The Governor

John Castle

Sanson Carrasco / The Duke

Photos and Posters

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Writers: Dale Wasserman
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
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Release Date: Feb 2nd, 1973
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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