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By rights this should have been one of those ‘the making of. . .’ documentaries, the kind of thing they broadcast off-peak on cable TV or stick on the DVD as an unnecessary extra feature. But this is the making of a movie with a difference. Because Terry Gilliam’s The Man who Killed Don Quixote never got made.

This knowledge creates a built-in tension. Every blip, every diversion, every minor technical hitch, whether significant or not, ups the ante towards the tragic finale we know is going to come.

The story takes up in 2000 as Gilliam - the Monty Python cartoonist and director of Brazil, 12 Monkeys and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - arrives in Madrid for pre-production on the Cervantes movie he’s dreamed of for a decade. Immediately, the warning bells sound. The S32m budget, though vast by European standards, is half the money he needs.

80 it’s hard to say exactly what does for the project. Is it the fact that the actors - among them Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis - don’t seem too keen to turn up? The set location right next to a military air base? The fact that the lead actor Jean Rochefort is stricken with a double hernia? That a rain storm deluges the set? Or just the general sense of foreboding because the last man to repeatedly attempt and fail to produce a Quixote film was Orson Welles?

Whatever, it’s a fascinating and candid account of a brilliant director’s working methods and of an accident waiting to happen. (Mark Fisher)

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