Don Quixote (1957) pt. 1
Don Quixote (1957) pt. 2
Don Quixote (1957 film)
Don Quixote (Russian: Дон Кихот, translit. Don Kikhot) is a 1957 Soviet drama film directed by Grigori Kozintsev. It is based on Evgeny Shvartz’s stage adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’s novel of the same name. It was entered into the 1957 Cannes Film Festival.It opened in the United States in 1961, beginning its U.S. run on January 20.
The film was exhibited in the mid-1960s by Australian University film clubs receiving the productions of Sovexportfilm. It was the first film version of Don Quixote to be filmed in both widescreen and color.