The Tequila Gang, the London/Mexico City-based production and distribution entity founded by founded by Mexico's Guillermo del Toro, Bertha Navarro, Laura Esquivel, Alejandra Moreno Toscano and London-based Rosa Bosch will be presenting Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe's documentary Lost In La Mancha to buyers at the Cannes film market.
IFC Films, the theatrical distribution arm of the Independent Film Channel, has picked up all North and Latin American rights while Optimum has acquired all UK rights.
Narrated by Jeff Bridges, Lost In La Mancha is an account of how director Terry Gilliam's feature film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote fell apart after only six days of principal photography in the autumn of 2000. Lost In La Mancha traces the series of mishaps that led to the production's collapse and features Gilliam, his creative team and actors Jean Rochefort and Johnny Depp.
Lost In La Mancha is a privately financed Quixote Films and Low Key Pictures Production in association with Eastcroft Productions. A film by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, it is produced by Lucy Darwin, edited by Jacob Bricca, animated by Stefan Avalos and Chaim Bianco with original music by Miriam Cutler. Rosa Bosch and Andrew Curtis are associate producers.