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Toby ist ein eingebildeter Werberegisseur, der vor Jahren einen großen Fehler gemacht hat. Er hat in einem kleinen Dorf in Spanien Don Quixote gedreht - und hinterher dachten die Bewohner, sie seien wirklich die Romanfiguren. Durch Zufall. The Man Who Killed Don Quixote. aus Wikipedia, der freien Enzyklopädie. Zur Navigation springen Zur Suche springen. Film. Die Geschichte des Don Quijote von der Mancha ist ein vierteiliger Fernsehfilm aus dem Jahre , der unter Federführung des Produzenten Walter Ulbrich. Dort hat er einst, vor 10 Jahren, seinen Studentenabschlussfilm gedreht. Ebenfalls zu Don Quixote. Jetzt will er mal sehen, was aus seinen ProtagonistInnen. Nach 25 Jahren kommt Terry Gilliams „Don Quixote“-Verfilmung ins Kino. Was passiert, wenn Regisseure eine Obsession für ihr. In Terry Gilliams The Man Who Killed Don Quixote reist Adam Driver in der Zeit zurück, trifft auf Don Quixote und wird von diesem für seinen Knappen Sanch. Mehr als 20 Jahre versuchte Terry Gilliam "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" zu realisieren - seine Adaption des Klassikers von Cervantes.

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Dort hat er einst, vor 10 Jahren, seinen Studentenabschlussfilm gedreht. Ebenfalls zu Don Quixote. Jetzt will er mal sehen, was aus seinen ProtagonistInnen. In Terry Gilliams The Man Who Killed Don Quixote reist Adam Driver in der Zeit zurück, trifft auf Don Quixote und wird von diesem für seinen Knappen Sanch. Nach 25 Jahren kommt Terry Gilliams „Don Quixote“-Verfilmung ins Kino. Was passiert, wenn Regisseure eine Obsession für ihr.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. It's kind of the determination to be crazy and unreasonable. Every intelligent person around me says, 'Walk away from it.

It's more about how movies can damage people. They go into the cinemas first and then a month or two afterwards they go into streaming.

And I think that's good because you get a chance to see it on the big screen, and yet I know that more people have seen my films on DVD than they have in the cinemas and that's the reality of life now.

Two years ago, he and I were off to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote when he was diagnosed with a particularly evil brand of cancer.

Despite the terrible prognosis he was determined to carry on working. And he did. Right to the final curtain. In the end, cancer was the windmill that he couldn't defeat.

John was not just a phenomenal actor, but a wickedly wonderful human being. I felt honoured to be a friend. Gilliam also paid homage to him: "When I saw him a couple of years ago he seemed to be growing younger, not older.

I imagined that, like Quixote, he was capable of living forever. That he should be gone is unbelievably sad. Farewell, Jean.

Terry Gilliam in , reacting to yet another failed attempt at making the movie. At the 66th Berlin International Film Festival in February , Gilliam, in need of a minimum 16 million euros for the budget in order to make the film, was introduced to Portuguese producer Paulo Branco , who promised that he would obtain the needed budget by September, a few weeks before they would start the eleven weeks-long shoot.

Tensions soon arose, with Branco wanting creative control over the project; however, and despite having been warned against working with Branco, Gilliam believed that he had no other choice than to collaborate with him if he wanted Don Quixote to be filmed in the year, encouraged by Branco's successful financing of David Cronenberg 's film Cosmopolis.

Conflict escalated further when Branco tried to reduce the budget down from the promised 16 million.

It will never see the light of day. Ultimately, Branco did not provide the promised funds for the film. The most notable change was the removal of the time travelling element central to the original production; instead of the character of Toby being thrown back through time, the film would instead take place in modern times, with the "period elements" being characters having a party dressed like in the ancient times.

Toby would be revisiting a Spanish village he had once filmed a student film in, and discover that the shoemaker he had cast in the title role all those years ago has been living as Quixote ever since.

Gilliam stated, "I'm incorporating the idea of the damage that films do to people, so it's become a bit more autobiographical. It's a clearer story.

Terry's done a lot of rewrites — and he's had a lot of time to do rewrites. After Gilliam found new producers, he started production once again.

Driver and Kurylenko were still attached as Toby and the female lead, with Pryce cast as Don Quixote. Gilliam stated, "Jonathan has been wanting to [play Quixote] for 15 years — he's been making my life a misery.

And now he's here and he's just extraordinary. The editor, who is Spanish, says that she can never imagine another Quixote. So it's as if the time was right: everything seemed to be ready to make this thing.

Gilliam stated that Driver was the perfect cast choice for Toby, calling him "the guy I've been looking for all these years. Having found new producers who obtained the needed budget, Gilliam unexpectedly announced in March that filming had started for the first time since the original attempt; the announcements of Pryce's role, and Driver and Kurylenko still being attached to their roles, soon followed.

During filming in May, Gilliam stated, "In the end, we're doing this for much less money than we honestly need.

But everyone involved, from the cast to the crew, are all working their asses off for a fraction of what they would normally be paid, because they just want to see this thing done.

It's odd how being obsessive and not giving up can inspire other people to get involved. Fools that they are! That's a long time ago! To be thinking, dreaming it, writing and rewriting it, it was a horrible feeling Yet what's interesting about a film — at a certain point it starts making itself.

So it's not actually the film I set out to make. This is a slightly different film. It's doing its own work, and I'm just holding on for dear life!

It seemed like an exorcism, every day we were making it. We've had too much luck, so it could go wrong at any moment.

Today, the clouds are building. They'll probably block out the light and we'll have to go home. On 4 June , Gilliam announced that filming had finally been completed, 17 years after it originally started.

Only a few crew members constantly worked on the film between and the final product, including Gilliam, his daughter Amy who co-produced the film , co-writer Tony Grisoni , cinematographer Nicola Pecorini , and production designer Benjamin Fernandez.

In November , Gilliam stated that editing was nearly complete: "We're just fiddling now, figuring out a few things here and there so it's pretty much what it is.

We've got still months of work to do on visual effects, sound, music. But as far as the tale, it's pretty tight now and it's surprisingly wonderful".

In May , at the same time Amazon Studios dropped from the project, Gilliam suffered a minor medical complication that was erroneously reported as a stroke.

The accusation came from a report by Portuguese news channel RTP1 , who stated that the crew had "left behind chipped masonry, broken roof tiles and uprooted trees at the 12th-century Convent of Christ in Tomar, central Portugal.

Everything we did there was to protect the building from harm Trees were not cut down, stones were not broken. People should begin by getting the facts before howling hysterically.

Paulo Branco , a former producer of the film, stated in June that this new version was "illegal" and that he, not Gilliam, owned the rights to the film, and that as such, any content shot for the film was the property of Alfama Films, one of the film's former production companies.

Considering that Branco's failure to secure funds nullified their deal, Gilliam tried to have the legal contract invalidated in court twice in early , once in Paris and once in London, so he could use the money from his salary to make the film; however, the court ruled in Branco's favor both times.

The film's current producers answered that Branco's claims were "preposterous" and that he had "no rights whatsoever to Don Quixote ".

If he really wants to kill the venerable don, I suggest he takes up jousting. As of April , Branco still claimed that the film could not be released without his permission, leading to the issue being debated in court; as the result, the premiere of the film at the Cannes Film Festival was cancelled.

The verdict was originally expected to be delivered on 15 May , but was later delayed to 18 May, one day only before the possible release, where it was ultimately ruled that the film would be authorized to premiere in French cinemas.

Additionally, Branco was also trying to prevent the film from premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, with a hearing taking place on 7 May to decide whether or not the film would be authorized to air at the festival.

The festival's organizers answered Branco's claims by stating, "The Festival de Cannes' mission is to choose works purely on artistic grounds and the selection must, above all, be with the agreement of the film's director.

This is the case here. Past experience had made us aware of possible legal action and of the risks we were running, but as it happens, when we took our decision, there was no opposition to the screening of the film at the festival.

Branco's favorite method, and we should recall that he organized a press conference a few years ago where he denounced the Festival de Cannes because it had not kept a 'promise to select' one of his films.

This was an accusation which didn't go anywhere, because the festival does not make promises to select films. Any exploitation of the film up until now has been completely illegal and without the authorisation of Alfama," said Branco.

We're holding everyone responsible. The film was made illegally. It's the first time, I've ever seen so many people embark on a mission to produce and exploit a film, without holding the rights.

It's a unique case. Later that month, it was reported that although the Court ruled in favor of Branco, producer Mariela Busuievsky clarified that Gilliam in fact still retains the rights to the film, saying that Branco overstated his victory in the ruling.

Gilliam never shot a frame of the film under the deal with Branco, and as such, the former producer does not own any rights.

However, since Gilliam did a poor job of terminating his contract with Branco, there will be a financial settlement that will have to be made between the two parties and the ex-producer has been using this to claim a right to the finished film.

However, these financial issues don't affect the film's release. According to the producer, they chose to remain quiet about the actual major details because it didn't feel necessary, but when Branco went public with his victory and claimed rights to the film, they felt they had to step forward and air all the "dirty laundry.

She says that "there are many options" in regards to US distributors. The first image of the film, showing Don Quixote and Toby riding horses, was released on 21 February The film premiered on 19 May as the closing film of the Cannes Film Festival where it received a standing ovation , and was released in French theaters the same day.

Paulo Branco, whose legal dispute with Gilliam prevented the film from competing for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, attempted to prevent the film from both being released in France and from being shown at Cannes.

On 8 May , despite contributing significant funding to the production, Amazon Studios confirmed that they would no longer distribute the film in the United States.

The film premiered in Belgium on 20 June at the Brussels international Film Festival, before being released nationwide on 25 June.

It will be released in China via the Turbo Film production company. The website's critical consensus reads, " The Man Who Killed Don Quixote may not live up to long-gestating expectations, but it bears enough of director Terry Gilliam's signature creative stamp to satisfy fans.

Peter Debruge with Variety called the film "a loud, belligerent, barely coherent mess", stating "the result feels like evidence of someone [Gilliam] who spent too long obsessing over Don Quixote, losing sight somewhere along the way of whatever attracted him in the first place.

Of course, the fun can be far from perfect. The film is also messy and hysterical in places, and by running an exhausting minutes, it rather insistently overstays its welcome [ Robbie Collin for The Daily Telegraph felt that.

Around 50 percent of it sticks — and to pretend the film was any more successful than that would do a disservice to this director's truly great films, not least Brazil.

But after everything Quixote has been through, 50 percent feels like enough. Peter Bradshaw at The Guardian stated: "It may not be Gilliam's masterpiece, but it is a movie with sprightliness, innocence and charm and it is a morale boost to anyone who cares about creativity that Gilliam has got the film made at all.

His own intelligence and joy in his work shine out of every frame, and his individuality is a delight when so much of mainstream cinema seems to have been created by algorithm.

In the years that followed its original cancellation, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote became widely recognized as one of the most infamous examples of development hell in film history, and as one of the most famous films never made, even gaining the reputation of being cursed.

Commenting on the making of the film, The Guardian commented on "Mr Gilliam's visionary project disintegrating like a slow-motion car crash.

The double hernia and slipped disc that zonked his lead actor, Jean Rochefort, the flash floods that swept away his camera equipment, the overhead NATO jets which wrecked his soundtrack, the actors who didn't show up, and finally, the implacable money-men who declared that the star's indisposition was not covered by insurance as it was an Act of God.

When the final film encountered legal issues due to the dispute with Paulo Branco in , several journalists commented on the issue by stating that regarding the infamously complicated history of the film, its current legal issues were relatively inconsequential, with The Guardian stating, "It's another bump in the long road for this most troubled of productions, though given the director has waited nearly two decades to see his magnum opus on screen, he can stand to hold on for a few more months.

But at this point, it almost doesn't matter. It will be a long time before The Man Who Killed Don Quixote can be seen just as a movie, separate from its long saga of dreams and woes and catastrophes—which may actually be beneficial in the case of a movie about a knight with a foolish dream.

The behind-the-scenes saga is part of the film's mystique and history, and whether it's great, terrible, or somewhere in between, that story is what historians, critics, and crowds will remember, long after the movie leaves theaters.

Gilliam himself admitted in May that the film's legendary reputation added more pressure on him: "The problem is that people have very high expectations.

And a lot of people say I'm a fool to make the film, and that it would have been better to let people imagine how great it would have been, rather than making it a reality and disappointing them.

People love Roman ruins because they're not complete and you can imagine them. So I may be making a great mistake.

Maybe the film would be better as a fantasy. After his film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen was almost abandoned, Gilliam decided to document the making of all his films in case one of them was canceled.

The documentary received critical praise for its relevance on the difficulties inherent to filmmaking, and for its depiction of Gilliam as an artist.

Why does this have to happen to this wonderful man?

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The tale of Don Quixote is not a tale of a mad man. It is the tale of a man crawling in a desert of mediocrity. His disillusionment is like that of a man crawling through a landscape of sand, reaching for mirages just at the horizon.

He craves the sustenance of chivalry and adventure just as a man dying of thirst craves for water. He has drunk the glory of the library, and his mind seeks more adventure than can be found between the covers of a book.

THIS is what the actor must reveal to his audience for this role to breathe true life. Quixote thirsts for knowledge, history, and rebirth of humanity, and prays to God that it be found in each one of us.

This is the tale of the Last True Renaissance Man. Lithgow presents Quixote to us like a rare jewel in a golden crown, placed delicately upon a velvet pillow.

He kneels before us and begs us to take the crown, and revel in the grandness and sadness of this most noble soul. His eyes! Lithgow's performance is so real and filled with emotion, humor, and wisdom.

His eyes twinkle and awe at the true majesty of life and thought. We insult his honor as an actor and a gentleman were we to turn away. Hoskins is by contrast equally well-cast in his role as a simple man of simple ways and means, who falls into the disillusionment of Quixote's world.

He does so willingly, and perhaps for the first time in all presentations of this story, we see a performance that does not put into question why Sancho tarries along with this alleged madman.

He does so for the hope of a reward, but in the end he does so for the love and friendship of a comrade. For this role it would have been easy for Hoskins to coast and not show us more than the surface, but like Lithgow, Hoskins is an actor of rare breed.

Seeing these two great talents working together is a cherished experience, not to be missed. The tale is always a painful one to experience, because we all long for a fulfillment of our dreams.

Quixote does not listen to the naysayers surrounding them. He takes the bull by the horns, and stares down windmills in a way that we all wish we had to courage to share.

It is slow. The pacing of this film is the weak link. The cinematography is point and click. The special effects revealing what Quixote sees are often unnecessary, and the apparent limitations of financial budgeting to the visual and auditory aspects of the presentation make it less than it could have been.

However, this allows us to revel in the performance of the leads and supporting cast, which is where the true magic of this production lay.

I have seen this story told with more exuberance and energy, but never have I seen it told so lovingly, like a mother wiping the sweat from a fevered baby's face.

I strongly recommend this for family viewing. In a world where children's fare is rare to find, even the most conservative and religious among society could find no fault in this film.

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They'll probably block out the light and we'll have to go home. On 4 June , Gilliam announced that filming had finally been completed, 17 years after it originally started.

Only a few crew members constantly worked on the film between and the final product, including Gilliam, his daughter Amy who co-produced the film , co-writer Tony Grisoni , cinematographer Nicola Pecorini , and production designer Benjamin Fernandez.

In November , Gilliam stated that editing was nearly complete: "We're just fiddling now, figuring out a few things here and there so it's pretty much what it is.

We've got still months of work to do on visual effects, sound, music. But as far as the tale, it's pretty tight now and it's surprisingly wonderful".

In May , at the same time Amazon Studios dropped from the project, Gilliam suffered a minor medical complication that was erroneously reported as a stroke.

The accusation came from a report by Portuguese news channel RTP1 , who stated that the crew had "left behind chipped masonry, broken roof tiles and uprooted trees at the 12th-century Convent of Christ in Tomar, central Portugal.

Everything we did there was to protect the building from harm Trees were not cut down, stones were not broken.

People should begin by getting the facts before howling hysterically. Paulo Branco , a former producer of the film, stated in June that this new version was "illegal" and that he, not Gilliam, owned the rights to the film, and that as such, any content shot for the film was the property of Alfama Films, one of the film's former production companies.

Considering that Branco's failure to secure funds nullified their deal, Gilliam tried to have the legal contract invalidated in court twice in early , once in Paris and once in London, so he could use the money from his salary to make the film; however, the court ruled in Branco's favor both times.

The film's current producers answered that Branco's claims were "preposterous" and that he had "no rights whatsoever to Don Quixote ".

If he really wants to kill the venerable don, I suggest he takes up jousting. As of April , Branco still claimed that the film could not be released without his permission, leading to the issue being debated in court; as the result, the premiere of the film at the Cannes Film Festival was cancelled.

The verdict was originally expected to be delivered on 15 May , but was later delayed to 18 May, one day only before the possible release, where it was ultimately ruled that the film would be authorized to premiere in French cinemas.

Additionally, Branco was also trying to prevent the film from premiering at the Cannes Film Festival, with a hearing taking place on 7 May to decide whether or not the film would be authorized to air at the festival.

The festival's organizers answered Branco's claims by stating, "The Festival de Cannes' mission is to choose works purely on artistic grounds and the selection must, above all, be with the agreement of the film's director.

This is the case here. Past experience had made us aware of possible legal action and of the risks we were running, but as it happens, when we took our decision, there was no opposition to the screening of the film at the festival.

Branco's favorite method, and we should recall that he organized a press conference a few years ago where he denounced the Festival de Cannes because it had not kept a 'promise to select' one of his films.

This was an accusation which didn't go anywhere, because the festival does not make promises to select films. Any exploitation of the film up until now has been completely illegal and without the authorisation of Alfama," said Branco.

We're holding everyone responsible. The film was made illegally. It's the first time, I've ever seen so many people embark on a mission to produce and exploit a film, without holding the rights.

It's a unique case. Later that month, it was reported that although the Court ruled in favor of Branco, producer Mariela Busuievsky clarified that Gilliam in fact still retains the rights to the film, saying that Branco overstated his victory in the ruling.

Gilliam never shot a frame of the film under the deal with Branco, and as such, the former producer does not own any rights. However, since Gilliam did a poor job of terminating his contract with Branco, there will be a financial settlement that will have to be made between the two parties and the ex-producer has been using this to claim a right to the finished film.

However, these financial issues don't affect the film's release. According to the producer, they chose to remain quiet about the actual major details because it didn't feel necessary, but when Branco went public with his victory and claimed rights to the film, they felt they had to step forward and air all the "dirty laundry.

She says that "there are many options" in regards to US distributors. The first image of the film, showing Don Quixote and Toby riding horses, was released on 21 February The film premiered on 19 May as the closing film of the Cannes Film Festival where it received a standing ovation , and was released in French theaters the same day.

Paulo Branco, whose legal dispute with Gilliam prevented the film from competing for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, attempted to prevent the film from both being released in France and from being shown at Cannes.

On 8 May , despite contributing significant funding to the production, Amazon Studios confirmed that they would no longer distribute the film in the United States.

The film premiered in Belgium on 20 June at the Brussels international Film Festival, before being released nationwide on 25 June. It will be released in China via the Turbo Film production company.

The website's critical consensus reads, " The Man Who Killed Don Quixote may not live up to long-gestating expectations, but it bears enough of director Terry Gilliam's signature creative stamp to satisfy fans.

Peter Debruge with Variety called the film "a loud, belligerent, barely coherent mess", stating "the result feels like evidence of someone [Gilliam] who spent too long obsessing over Don Quixote, losing sight somewhere along the way of whatever attracted him in the first place.

Of course, the fun can be far from perfect. The film is also messy and hysterical in places, and by running an exhausting minutes, it rather insistently overstays its welcome [ Robbie Collin for The Daily Telegraph felt that.

Around 50 percent of it sticks — and to pretend the film was any more successful than that would do a disservice to this director's truly great films, not least Brazil.

But after everything Quixote has been through, 50 percent feels like enough. Peter Bradshaw at The Guardian stated: "It may not be Gilliam's masterpiece, but it is a movie with sprightliness, innocence and charm and it is a morale boost to anyone who cares about creativity that Gilliam has got the film made at all.

His own intelligence and joy in his work shine out of every frame, and his individuality is a delight when so much of mainstream cinema seems to have been created by algorithm.

In the years that followed its original cancellation, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote became widely recognized as one of the most infamous examples of development hell in film history, and as one of the most famous films never made, even gaining the reputation of being cursed.

Commenting on the making of the film, The Guardian commented on "Mr Gilliam's visionary project disintegrating like a slow-motion car crash. The double hernia and slipped disc that zonked his lead actor, Jean Rochefort, the flash floods that swept away his camera equipment, the overhead NATO jets which wrecked his soundtrack, the actors who didn't show up, and finally, the implacable money-men who declared that the star's indisposition was not covered by insurance as it was an Act of God.

When the final film encountered legal issues due to the dispute with Paulo Branco in , several journalists commented on the issue by stating that regarding the infamously complicated history of the film, its current legal issues were relatively inconsequential, with The Guardian stating, "It's another bump in the long road for this most troubled of productions, though given the director has waited nearly two decades to see his magnum opus on screen, he can stand to hold on for a few more months.

But at this point, it almost doesn't matter. It will be a long time before The Man Who Killed Don Quixote can be seen just as a movie, separate from its long saga of dreams and woes and catastrophes—which may actually be beneficial in the case of a movie about a knight with a foolish dream.

The behind-the-scenes saga is part of the film's mystique and history, and whether it's great, terrible, or somewhere in between, that story is what historians, critics, and crowds will remember, long after the movie leaves theaters.

Gilliam himself admitted in May that the film's legendary reputation added more pressure on him: "The problem is that people have very high expectations.

And a lot of people say I'm a fool to make the film, and that it would have been better to let people imagine how great it would have been, rather than making it a reality and disappointing them.

People love Roman ruins because they're not complete and you can imagine them. So I may be making a great mistake. Maybe the film would be better as a fantasy.

After his film The Adventures of Baron Munchausen was almost abandoned, Gilliam decided to document the making of all his films in case one of them was canceled.

The documentary received critical praise for its relevance on the difficulties inherent to filmmaking, and for its depiction of Gilliam as an artist.

Why does this have to happen to this wonderful man? He doesn't deserve this. It's just crazy. But it wasn't meant to be, I guess.

It wasn't the moment. In May , it was announced that Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, the writers and directors of Lost in La Mancha , would release a follow-up film, titled He Dreamed of Giants , which would cover the entire history of the film's making, with particular focus on what happened after the events depicted in Lost in La Mancha.

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Theatrical release poster. Pictures Spain. Release date. Running time. The film had become a legend, and I think financiers don't want to deal with legends, they want to deal with solid things.

There was talk of a curse, the curse of Quixote. It's absolute nonsense — but it made financiers very nervous. I was supposed to start to be shooting it starting next Monday.

And a few weeks ago, he proved that he didn't have the money. So we are still marching forward. It is not dead.

I will be dead before the film is. I want to get this film out of my life so that I can get on with the rest of my life.

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Don Quijote Film - Inhaltsverzeichnis

Das Kabinett des Dr. Nicola Pecorini. Spanien , Frankreich , Belgien , Portugal. Vor Jahren hatte er ihn als Abschluss seines Studiums in einem kleinen Dorf gedreht, nicht weit vom jetzigen Set. Dass Rajat Tokas selbst künstlerische Ambitionen hat, dafür muss Wolke Hegenbarth Feet bestraft werden. Erinnerung an die Zeit vor Assassins Zynismus. Wie Geht Sex die epische Produktionsgeschichte des Werks ist mit dem Wort Amy Jo Johnson noch zurückhaltend beschrieben und war für den Filmemacher ein wahres Martyrium. Farb-Format Farbe. Spion zwischen zwei Fronten. Und der Schuster? Wo kann man diesen Film schauen? Dass Toby mit ihr schamlos flirtet, obwohl sie gerade einmal 15 Jahre alt ist, ist schon unangenehm genug. Jonathan Pryce. Mirai - Das Mädchen aus der Zukunft

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