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Man of La Mancha [Import]
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Academy AwardÂ(r) winners* Peter O'toole and Sophia Loren are magnificent in this lavishlyproduced (LA Herald-Examiner) and beautifully acted (The New York Times) epic masterpiece. Featuring an OscarÂ(r)-nominated** score with the classic 'the Impossible Dream, this original and daring (Films & Filming) musical is an experience not to be missed! Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes (O'toole) 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 lifeas it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea (Loren). *O'toole: Honorary Award (2002); Loren: Actress, Two Women (1961), Honorary Award (1990) **1972
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Matlin can take his review and stuff it up his Rosinante--this movie is worth seeing, again.
It is the nature of plays that when preformed one tries to get the best stage actors. In film they strive for the best know movie actors. This movie has accomplished the feat. Each actor brings the character that he/she is playing alive and just as in the movie when they transit from telling the story to being the story, we go from watching the movie to being the story. The music will stay with you long after the movie has finished.
This movie let me see that even if I don't think that I am beautiful someone will see me that way.
This movie is so inspiring I even used part of it for my validitorian speech when I graduated college.
You want to feel good - BUY AND WATCH THIS FILM!!!!
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C'est un peu vieux. Mais j'ai regardé ce film plus d'une fois avec la même émotion chaque fois.Published 9 months ago by Carl Brabant
Peter O'Toole and Sophia Loren dared to dream the impossible dream with this musical film version of "Man of La Mancha". Read morePublished on March 5 2005 by Nix Pix
This film is very beautiful, and has imporessed me with the song "Impossible dream". The film is well written, and I enjoyed Sophia Loren in it. Read morePublished on June 19 2004 by 555
Peter O'Toole and Sophia Loren dared to dream the impossible dream with this musical film version of "Man of La Mancha". Read morePublished on May 17 2004 by Nix Pix
THE GREATEST MUSICAL AND THE GREATEST NOVEL EVER WRITTEN! VIVA CERVANTES Y DON QUIJOTE!!!!!!!GET THIS DVD!!!!!!!!!Published on Jan. 25 2004 by Alphonse Dattolo
Having seen Man of La Mancha on stage in an amateur production, and loving the music, I was very keen to see what I expected to be a very good movie, given the cast. Read morePublished on Jan. 1 2002 by Stephen H
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