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Cannes: Terry Gilliam’s ‘Don Quixote’ Sells to China

“The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” the controversial film that is set as the closing night movie of the Cannes Film Festival, has been licensed to China’s Turbo Film.Directed by Terry Gilliam, it stars Jonathan Price, Stellan Skarsgard and Olga Kurylenko. International sales are handled by Paris-based Kinology. The film has significant finance from Amazon […]

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Cannes Responds To Dispute Over Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ & Threat To Film’s Fest Debut

Update, writethru with follow-up response from Paulo Branco: As Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote faces yet another hurdle on its way to the screen, the Cannes Film Festival has pledged itself firmly on the side of the filmmaker. Releasing a statement to that effect, Cannes today addressed a legal challenge levied last […]

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New Trailer for ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Gives Us Another Look At The Film That (Might) Premiere At Cannes

The drama surrounding Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” has been overshadowing the actual film for over two decades. From a troubled production that never finished to the legal issues that are tying the film up as we speak, ‘Don Quixote’ is a film that seems to be forever mired in some sort […]

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Cannes strongly condemns Paulo Branco’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ lawsuit

“A producer who has shown his true colours once and for all.”The Cannes Film Festival has released a strongly-worded statement criticising producer Paulo Branco, who is seeking an injunction against the festival in a bid to halt the screening of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.Terry Gilliam’s long-gestating project is currently scheduled to close the […]

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Cannes condemns Paulo Branco’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ lawsuit

“A producer who has shown his true colours once and for all.”The Cannes Film Festival has released a strongly-worded statement criticising producer Paulo Branco, who is seeking an injunction against the festival in a bid to halt the screening of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.Terry Gilliam’s long-gestating project is currently scheduled to close the […]

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Cannes Responds to ‘Don Quixote’ Lawsuit, Stands by Terry Gilliam and Wants to Premiere His Film

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival is standing by and supporting Terry Gilliam ahead of a court hearing May 7 that will determine weather or not the director’s passion project, “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, will world premiere at the film festival in May. The festival selected “Don Quixote” as its closing night film and […]

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Cannes Defends Selection of Terry Gilliam’s ‘Don Quixote’ Despite Film’s Legal Woes

The Cannes Film Festival has defended its decision to select Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” as this year’s closing movie despite the ongoing legal dispute over who owns the rights to the film. Producer Paulo Branco and his production company Alfama Films, which have taken Gilliam to court, are seeking to block […]

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‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ May Not Screen at Cannes Due to a Lawsuit Claiming Terry Gilliam Doesn’t Own the Rights to It

After a tortured production process that lasted two decades, “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” was recently announced as the closing-night selection at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Anyone who knows how difficult it was for Terry Gilliam to complete his passion project inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ timeless novel will be unsurprised by the […]

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