Kitri and Basile are in love in Barcelona, but Kitri's father Lorenzo dreams of a better life for his daughter. He then gives his hand to Gamache, a ridiculous lord. The old Don Quixote arrives, who believes he has returned at the time of the knights and takes Kitri for the Dulcinea of his dreams. Kitri and Basile run away but are soon chased by Gamache, Don Quixote and Lorenzo. Will the love of the two young men triumph over obstacles?