Stellan Skarsgard

Court says OK for Cannes to show Gilliam's Don Quixote film

After nearly two decades of problems, Monty Python star Terry Gilliam's long-awaited film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week after all.

A last-minute effort to block the film failed Wednesday, as a Paris court ruled in favor of the Cannes festival and rejected a lawsuit by Portuguese producer Paulo Branco.

Branco, who initially worked with Gilliam on the film, claims he also has rights to the movie. Gilliam contests Branco's claims.

The film will close the festival May 19, after years of production problems, funding issues and legal woes. Starring Adam Driver and Stellan Skarsgard, it is loosely based on...