Don Quixote

Don Quixote

Original title: Don Quijote de la Mancha
Production: Compañía Industrial Film Español S.A. (CIFESA)
Country: Spain
Director: Rafael Gil
Script: Rafael Gil
Photography: Alfredo Fraile
Music: Ernesto Halffter
Cast: Rafael Rivelles; Juan Calvo; Fernando Rey; Manolo Morán; Sara Montiel; Juan Espantaleón; María Asquerino; Carmen de Lucio; Guillermina Grin; Eduardo Fajardo; Julia Lajos; Félix Fernández; Julia Caba Alba; José Prada; Arturo Marín; Manuel Requena; G
Year: 1947
Duration: 137
Genre: Adventure
Color: BW
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish; English


The famous hidalgo Alonso Quijano is obsessed with novels of knights. Such is his addiction that he chooses to live in a world that only exists in his head and become a brave rider astride Rocinante. On his way, he will be accompanied by his faithful squire Sancho Panza and his burrito. This picturesque group leave their village in search of adventure. However, Sancho and his friends have to convince Don Quixote that the visions of giants are not real.

Based on the novel by Miguel Cervantes.


 Winner of the Prize of the National Syndicate of Spectacle, 1948: Best Film (3th place)

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