Death In Venice

  • 1971
  • 2 HR 10 MIN
  • GP
  • Drama

Luchino Visconti's powerful and controversial screen adaptation of Thomas Mann's novella stars Dirk Bogarde as Gustav von Aschenbach, an aging German composer (modeled after Gustav Mahler) who visits Venice while on the verge of a physical and mental breakdown. Plagued by fears that he can no longer feel emotion because he has been avoiding it for so long,...read more

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(Movie Clip) A Long Period Of Complete Rest
Arrived in 1911 Venice, ailing German composer von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) gets too much attention from his hotel manager (Romolo Valli), then refle (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Artists Are Rather Like Hunters
Convalescing composer von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) grows more fascinated with the Polish boy (Bjorn Andresen) then reflects once more on conversation (more…)
(Movie Clip) Opening, von Aschenbach
Ending the credits by director Count Luchino Visconti (descendant of the 13th century Milanese dynasty), with music from composer Gustav Mahler, and t (more…)

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