Donkey Xote is a 2007 Spanish-Italian 3D computer-animated children's adventure comedy film produced by Fabio Massimo Cacciatori, Filmax International, Lumiq Studios and Julio Fernández, based on the Miguel de Cervantes novel Don Quixote, starring Andreu Buenafuente, David Fernández, Sonia Ferrer and José Luis Gil. Under Lumiq Studios executive producers Giulia Marletta, Paco Rodríguez and Carlos Fernández, the screenplay was written by Angel Pariente and directed by José Pozo. The lead character of Rucio intentionally bears a resemblance to the character of Donkey from the Shrek film series. The film was presented at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2012. The film was theatrically released on November 22, 2007 by Lumiq Studios and Filmax International. The film earned $18,000,000 (€12,000,000) on a $19,000,000 (€13,000,000) budget.