Don Quixote Recommendations

Book Cover of Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes


I can’t help myself, I love musicals. Try out the 1972 adaptation of the 1968 musical, Man of La Mancha. It has a really lovely cast album, too. But on a less La Mancha centric note, I think you rather might enjoy Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). It is a gorgeous and mythic yarn spun in a more blatantly dark (though I would argue equally so when you consider Don Quixote’s sad state and the destruction that follows him. And also, it’s spanish. But more importantly, it revolves around a girl, Ofelia, who becomes lost and deeply buried in her dreams and imaginations (or her reality) and tries to escape the Francoist Spanish Civil War terror that besets her pregnant mother and herself. It is one of my favorite films of all time, and I am fine with making a bit of a stretch in order to recommend it, but I think it fits very well thematically. 

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Episode 10: February 15th, 2017

Kaitlyn Gallagher poses outside with Claire and Erin for Wishbonafide Episode 10.

There must be giants! At least we think so… Tune into Wishbonafide Episode 10 about Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote and Wishbone’s “The Impawssible Dream” – with guest Kaitlyn Gallagher

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Kaitlyn is a native of New Jersey currently working in public relations for the non-profit sector. In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys writing and performing sketch comedy, reading as many books as her busy schedule allows, watching Twitter feuds unfold, and sitting motionless on her couch re-watching the same episodes of 30 Rock on Netflix over and over.

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