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Don Quixote

Author: Donald SutherlandDenise Schrier CettaMiguel de Cervantes SaavedraDiscovery Channel School.Discovery Communications, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.] : Discovery Communications : Distributed by Discovery Channel Education, ©2003.
Series: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm)), Literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Cervantes' tragi-comic novel Don Quixote which explores themes of social criticism, religious reflection, individualism, and idealism. Recounts the adventures of Don Quixote and his sidekick Sancho Panza in dramatic re-enactments filmed on location in Spain. Modern commentary by comedians and former New York governor Mario Cuomo, reveal why the work has remained popular and relevant for four hundred years.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Sutherland; Denise Schrier Cetta; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Discovery Channel School.; Discovery Communications, Inc.; Discovery Networks.; Cronkite Ward Company.
ISBN: 1587384612 : 9781587384615
OCLC Number: 54770891
Notes: DVD release of a television program originally broadcast in 1997.
Special features include: video index, thematic units, slide show and teacher resources.
Credits: Director of photography, Erich Roland ; editor, Barbara Burst ; composer, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrated by Donald Sutherland.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (12 p. ; 18 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Thematics units 1. Don Quioxote--A quest begins (10 min.) --
2. A knight-errant (7 min.) --
3. Don Quioxote's demise (10 min.) --
4. Miguel de Cervantes (8 min.) --
5. Men from la Mancha (7 min.).
Series Title: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm)), Literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Responsibility: a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Cronkite Ward ; producer/writer, Denise Schrier Cetta.

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A study of Cervantes' tragi-comic novel Don Quixote which explores themes of social criticism, religious reflection, individualism, and idealism. Recounts the adventures of Don Quixote and his sidekick Sancho Panza in dramatic re-enactments filmed on location in Spain. Modern commentary by comedians and former New York governor Mario Cuomo, reveal why the work has remained popular and relevant for four hundred years.

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Don Quixote

(EMRO user published 2004-06-09 ) Very Good Permalink
This video discusses the creation and meaning of Don Quixote, with commentary from author Carlos Fuentes, John J. Allen (President of the Cervantes Society), and others. Mario Cuomo and Curtis Sliwa (founder of the Guardian Angels) reflect on the meaning of Don Quixote and the inspiration...
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