Man of la mancha
    (2004, original release: 1972)

    Fiction

    DVD

    Series:
    Call Numbers:
    DVD/MUSICAL/MAN
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PUBLISHED
Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [2004]
EDITION
Widescreen
DESCRIPTION
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
0792860292 1006196, 9780792860297, 027616903983
LANGUAGE
English
SERIES
NOTES

Based on the musical play "Man of la mancha" written by Dale Wasserman

Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea

Originally released as a motion picture in 1972

Special features: Overture montage music with visual highlights (photo montage with overture music); Theatrical trailer

Music by Mitch Leigh ; lyrics by Joe Darion ; associate producer, Saul Chaplin ; edited by Robert C. Jones ; sets and costumes by Luciano Damiani ; music adapted and conducted by Laurence Rosenthal ; choreography by Gillian Lynne ; production manager, Luciano Piperno ; executive producer, Alberto Grimaldi ; photography, Guiseppe Rotunno

Peter O'Toole, Sophia Loren, James Coco, Harry Andrews, John Castle, Brian Blessed, Ian Richardson, Julie Gregg, Rosalie Crutchley, Gino Conforti, Marne Maitland

MPAA rating: PG

DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1, stereo

In English or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English

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