Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ May Still Happen

Filmmaker Terry Gilliam has made more than a few movies in his career that became cherished favorites with millions of fans around the world, but the man has never had it easy getting seeing his cinematic visions realized. Gilliam has clashed with major studios repeatedly (his battle with Universal Pictures over the final cut of his 1985 dystopian satire Brazil is legendary) and seen several of his projects crumble into dust.

Most notoriously was the legendary collapse of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, an independently-financed feature that reunited Gilliam with his Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas star Johnny Depp. The production was plagued by problems with financing, location difficulties, and the sudden hospitalization of actor Jean Rochefort, who had been cast as Cervantes’ classic literary dreamer Don Quixote. The troubled production and its ultimate dissolution was the focus of the 2002 documentary Lost in La Mancha.

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