CERVANTES – Official short film (Albanian/Montenegrin subtitles)

September 3, 2018   | Lajmet / Vijesti

‚‚Cervantes‚‚ is short film based on the life of famous Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, centered on the time period when he was captured in Ulcinj as a slave. The film depicts traumas of a prisoner`s life and as well as cultural shock regarding the differences between orient and Occident culture and tradition. But, according to the legend, while being imprisoned, Cervantes falls in love with a local girl, who he later uses as inspiration for the character of Dulcinea in his famous book `Don Quixote`. The film portrays this impossible love between a prisoner and a noble young woman, and the challenges that come with it, relaying the message that love incites hope even in the darkest days.