he dreams of giants trailer

Terry Gilliam‘s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is more well-known for its behind-the-scenes stories than its actual content. Gilliam started working on the pic in 1989, but a series of misfortunes continually got in the way. Gilliam’s long, strange quest to get the movie made was already chronicled once in the documentary Lost in La Mancha, released in 2002. In the years since that doc, though, Gilliam actually managed to get the movie made – which means there’s now a Lost in La Mancha sequel, the new documentary He Dreams of Giants.

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lost in la mancha sequel

Terry Gilliam‘s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote has had one long, strange journey to the screen. The troubled production of the film was previously chronicled in the documentary Lost in La Mancha. Now, a Lost in La Mancha sequel called He Dreams of Giants will finish telling the story.

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Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

If you’ve never seen Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe’s documentary Lost in La Mancha, you should add it to your list (or Netflix queque) right now. The film chronicles the making of a movie that was never actually completed, Terry Gilliam‘s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.

Over the years, Gilliam has made numerous attempts to bring the story to the big screen, and all of them have failed. His last attempt, which was doomed from the start, starred Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis and Jean Rochefort. The production was plagued with sound problems, injuries, and even a flash flood. Production was shut down after a month, and the project shelved. But nine years later, Gilliam is ready to get lost in La Mancha all over again.

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