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Don Quijote de Cine: El caballero Don Quijote

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Join us for the screening of El caballero Don Quijote on November 29. This screening is part of Don Quijote de Cine, a film series that compiles five film adaptations of the classic Miguel de Cervantes novel commemorating the 400th anniversary of Cervantes' death.

El caballero Don Quijote (Don Quixote, Knight Errant)
On Tuesday, November 29 at 6:45.
Directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Spain, 2002, 119 minutes. In Spanish with English subtitles.
The infamous man from La Mancha and his devoted squire embark on a new quest in this version of the second half of Cervantes's Don Quixote. Around the year 1615, Don Quixote (Juan Luis Galiardo) and Sancho Panza (Carlos Iglesias) enjoy the lives of celebrities. Now well into the twilight of his life, the eccentric nobleman gets the notion that a horde of angry Turks is about to launch a naval attack and Quixote decides it is once again time to suit up in the name of honor.

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