Girl from La Mancha (1962)

Movie


Girl from La Mancha (1962)
Dulcinea (original title)

A young lady named Aldonza receives a communication from the famous Don Quixote, via Sancho Panza, and takes on the identity of the Cervantes character Dulcinea, which gets her into trouble.
Spain
Italy
West Germany
IMDb  7.7 /10
Creators
Director Vicente Escrivá
Writer Gaston Baty
Writer Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra
Writer Vicente Escrivá
Writer Ramón D. Faraldo
Information
Release Date1963-03-19
Runtime1h 34mins
GenreDrama
Content Rating
Awards5 wins & 1 nomination.
CompanyAspa Producciones Cinematográficas, Nivifilm
CountrySpain, Italy, West Germany
LanguageEnglish, Spanish
Aldonza / Dulcinea del Toboso
Sancho Panza
Diego (as Walter Santeso)
Vittoria Prada
Vittoria Prada
Bianca (as Victoria Prada)
Pepe Rubio
Pepe Rubio
Inquisidor (as José Rubio)
Mastro Pietro
Mujer enferma
Testigo en juicio
José Ramón Giner
José Ramón Giner
Capitán de la escolta

Dulcinea (film)

Dulcinea is a 1963 Spanish drama film directed by Vicente Escrivá, and based on the play by Gaston Baty. It stars Millie Perkins, Cameron Mitchell and Folco Lulli.

It won the 1963 Best Film CEC Award at Spain's Cinema Writers Circle Awards, and was selected as the Spanish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 35th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.


Cast

  • Millie Perkins as Aldonza / Dulcinea
  • Folco Lulli as Sancho Panza
  • Cameron Mitchell as El Renegado
  • Walter Santesso as Diego (as Walter Santeso)
  • Vittoria Prada as Blanca (as Victoria Prada)
  • Pepe Rubio as Inquisidor (as José Rubio)
  • Andrés Mejuto
  • Antonio Garisa
  • Hans Söhnker
  • Ana María Noé as Mujer enferma
  • José Guardiola as Testigo en juicio
  • Antonio Ferrandis as Mendigo