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Don Quijote de Cine: Don Kikhot by Grigori Kozintsev

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Don Quijote de Cine: Don Kikhot by Grigori Kozintsev


Join us for the screening of Don Kikhot by Grigori Kozintsev on December 6. 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.

Don Kikhot
On Tuesday, December 6 at 6:45.
Directed by Grigori Kozintsev, Soviet Union, 1957, 105 minutes. In Russian with English subtitles.

Don Quixote, made in 1957, is the first version of the novel in colour and CinemaScope. Shot on location in the Crimean region, with his version of Don Quixote Grigori Kozintsev anticipates the style of his renowned Shakespeare adaptations (Hamlet, King Lear). Kozintsev version is considered one of the greatest versions of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote ever captured on film.