Man of La Mancha

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"Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren and James Coco dream 'The Impossible Dream' in..."
  • PG
  • 1972
  • 2 hr 10 min
  • 6.7  (3,983)

An adaptation of the Broadway musical directed by Arthur Hiller, results in the masterpiece movie The Man of La Mancha. Starring Peter O 'Toole in the roles of Don Quixote, Alonso Quijano, and Miguel de Cervantes, alongside the beautiful Italian actress Sofia Loren, giving life to Aldonza and Dulcinea, and James Coco as the refreshing Sancho Panza. From the great novel written by the Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes, arises this beautiful film about the life and adventures of an errant knight known as Don Quixote de La Mancha. Don Miguel and Sancho are performing in the streets when are taken to prison and sentenced to the stake as it was the punishment during the Spanish Inquisition. While in prison, Don Miguel, in an attempt to defend his position, decides to stage his act, and assigns performing roles to every inmate, transforming the dull cell in the prairies of La Mancha. Alonso Quijano,engages in his first battle as a knight against monsters that live only in his imagination, while his faithful friend Sancho shouts that they are only windmills. Seeking for shelter and tired, both men arrive at the Inn, a castle to the eyes of Don Quijote, where he meets sweet Aldonza who he calls Dulcinea. As a weak and sick man, Don Quijote demands the owner of the hostel to invest upon him the title of Knight in order to command the battles and win the heart of Dulcinea. A plan has been plotted by Alonso’s family to rescue him and take him back home, from where he escaped once. The final battle takes place to defeat Don Quixote, but the bravery and heart of the madman remains intact. The Man of La Mancha is back in the family home, sick and dying, with only one recollection from the adventures lived; the love of the woman he once knew, Dulcinea.

Man of La Mancha
Man Of LA Mancha: The Birth Of Don Quixote De LA Mancha
Man Of LA Mancha: The Birth Of Don Quixote De LA Mancha

Clip - 2 min 25 sec

Man Of LA Mancha: The Impossible Dream
Man Of LA Mancha: The Impossible Dream

Clip - 2 min 27 sec

Man Of LA Mancha: I, Don Quixote
Man Of LA Mancha: I, Don Quixote

Clip - 2 min 40 sec

Man Of LA Mancha: Don Quixote Meets Aldonza
Man Of LA Mancha: Don Quixote Meets Aldonza

Clip - 2 min 58 sec

Man Of LA Mancha: Don Quixote Charges The Giant
Man Of LA Mancha: Don Quixote Charges The Giant

Clip - 2 min 51 sec

Description
An adaptation of the Broadway musical directed by Arthur Hiller, results in the masterpiece movie The Man of La Mancha. Starring Peter O 'Toole in the roles of Don Quixote, Alonso Quijano, and Miguel de Cervantes, alongside the beautiful Italian actress Sofia Loren, giving life to Aldonza and Dulcinea, and James Coco as the refreshing Sancho Panza. From the great novel written by the Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes, arises this beautiful film about the life and adventures of an errant knight known as Don Quixote de La Mancha.

Don Miguel and Sancho are performing in the streets when are taken to prison and sentenced to the stake as it was the punishment during the Spanish Inquisition. While in prison, Don Miguel, in an attempt to defend his position, decides to stage his act, and assigns performing roles to every inmate, transforming the dull cell in the prairies of La Mancha.

Alonso Quijano,engages in his first battle as a knight against monsters that live only in his imagination, while his faithful friend Sancho shouts that they are only windmills. Seeking for shelter and tired, both men arrive at the Inn, a castle to the eyes of Don Quijote, where he meets sweet Aldonza who he calls Dulcinea. As a weak and sick man, Don Quijote demands the owner of the hostel to invest upon him the title of Knight in order to command the battles and win the heart of Dulcinea.

A plan has been plotted by Alonso’s family to rescue him and take him back home, from where he escaped once. The final battle takes place to defeat Don Quixote, but the bravery and heart of the madman remains intact. The Man of La Mancha is back in the family home, sick and dying, with only one recollection from the adventures lived; the love of the woman he once knew, Dulcinea.

Man of La Mancha is a 1972 music movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 10 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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  • Release Date
    1972
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    2 hr 10 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (3,983)