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Man of La Mancha (1972)

PG 02/03/1973 (US) MusicAdventureDramaComedy 2h 12m

Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren and James Coco dream 'The Impossible Dream' in...


In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition. They are accused of presenting an entertainment offensive to the Inquisition. Inside the huge dungeon into which they have been cast, the other prisoners gang up on Cervantes and his manservant, and begin a mock trial, with the intention of stealing or burning his possessions. Cervantes wishes to desperately save a manuscript he carries with him and stages, with costumes, makeup, and the participation of the other prisoners, an unusual defense--the story of Don Quixote.

  1. Miguel de Cervantes


  2. Arthur Hiller


  3. Dale Wasserman


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  1. Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole

    Don Quixote De La Mancha / Miguel de Cervantes / Alonso Quijana

  2. Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren

    Dulcinea / Aldonza

  3. James Coco

    James Coco

    Sancho Panza / Cervantes' Manservant

  4. Ian Richardson

    Ian Richardson

    The Padre

  5. Harry Andrews

    Harry Andrews

    The Innkeeper / The Governor

  6. John Castle

    John Castle

    Sanson Carrasco / The Duke

  7. Brian Blessed

    Brian Blessed


  8. Julie Gregg

    Antonia Quijana

  9. Rosalie Crutchley

    Rosalie Crutchley

    The Housekeeper

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Man of La Mancha
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