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Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Sells to China

Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Sells to China

Terry Gilliam’s “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” the disaster-plagued film set as the closing night movie of the Cannes Film Festival, is heading to China via the Middle Kingdom’s Turbo Film.

Directed by Monty Python troupe member Gilliam, the film stars Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgard and Olga Kurylenko. International sales are handled by Paris-based Kinology. The film has significant finance from Amazon Studios. Kinology and Turbo both confirmed the Chinese sale with Variety.

The film has been in the pipeline for nearly 20 years and is still the subject of a legal dispute over its ownership. That legal dispute, with prolific French-based producer Paolo Branco, who was previously set as co-producer, could still upset Cannes’ plan to screen “Don Quixote” on May 19.

Turbo, which has until now specialized in small-scale imported titles, plans a major launch of the film later this year.

Chinese audiences are rapidly warming to

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