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DEATH IN VENICE

DEATH IN VENICE

  • Directed by Luchino Visconti
  • Starring Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andrésen, Silvana Mangano,
  • 1971 | 131mins | Italy, France | (12A)

Haunting adaptation of Thomas Mann's classic about a composer, paralysed by ennui and repressed emotion, who discovers a last vestige of beauty and emotion during a visit to Venice at the turn of the century. Believing himself lost to the muse, he becomes obsessed by a beautiful young boy holidaying with his mother in the city.