Lost in La Mancha

Lost in La Mancha

DVD - 2004
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Publisher: Madman, The Globe, Rialto, The AV Channel, 2004.
Branch Call Number: DVD LOS
Characteristics: 2 video discs (DVD) (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Ron@Ottawa
Feb 09, 2016

This is a 2-disc set but I watched only the feature disc. It is a documentary on Terry Gilliam's failed attempt to make a film about Don Quixote, some 20 years back. As a documentary it is fairly interesting, but I still think only fans of Gilliam would find it worthwhile. Guess I am one.

CRRL_CraigGraziano Jun 25, 2015

The film offers a nice overview of Gilliam's past struggles. What I like most about the documentary is how it emphasizes the fact that any time a film is made, it is a huge accomplishment. Even if it is a terrible hunk of garbage, someone still managed to pull people and resources together to create something.

Read more at: http://www.librarypoint.org/from_python_to_purgatory

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dbk
Mar 04, 2011

this is genius on genius, or perhaps genius². Truly a must-see of the films about films genre.

Just like Hearts of Darkness.

</a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102015/">Hearts of Darkness; a Film-makers Apocalypse</a>

I shall have to ask the OPL to purchase it. Sophia Coppola's doco about making Apocalypse Now. More like Martin Sheen's apocalypse, but, whatev

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bugsbonin
Apr 18, 2010

Quite a documentary. Definitely a must for anyone into Gilliam films.

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