CERVANTES CONTRA LOPE (2018)
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Drama, History, Thriller
Spain
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Cervantes contra Lope is a TV Movie that portrays the rivalry in the early 17th century between two of the most famous writers in the history of European literature, Miguel de Cervantes and Félix Lope de Vega. This topic is handled through a documentary of sorts. A television crew from the 21st century travels back to the Madrid of 1614 to interview Cervantes, Lope and the people close to them. This is the time when the Quijote of Avellaneda was published, a fraudulent sequel to the Cervantes Original, and the confrontation between the two geniuses has erupted. The documentary delves into the intrigue concerning the identity of Avellaneda, and in doing so also shows Cervantes and Lope de Vega as two brilliant characters, but full of insecurities and constantly dissatisfied....more
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