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PARIS (AP) — This 12 months’s Cannes Movie Pageant is kicking off with a prison dispute, as a Paris court docket weighs whether or not the competition can display Monty Python celebrity Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited movie The Guy Who Killed Don Quixote.

Monday’s listening to comes at the eve of the competition’s opening at the French Riviera. Gilliam’s movie is scheduled to near the competition Might 19.

However Portuguese manufacturer Paulo Branco, who to start with labored with Gilliam at the movie, claims he has the rights to the film, and sued Cannes organizers to prevent them from appearing it. Gilliam, 77, contests Branco’s claims.

It is the most recent in just about 20 years of complications for Gilliam’s movie, plagued by way of manufacturing issues, investment problems and prison woes. The movie stars Adam Driving force and Stellan Skarsgard and is loosely in response to the vintage Spanish novel by way of Cervantes.

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