Death in Venice

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Death in Venice

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Death in Venice

Release Date: March 05, 1971

Year    :   1971
Slogan    :   «The celebrated story of a man obsessed with ideal beauty.»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures, Productions et Éditions Cinématographiques Françaises, Alfa Cinematografica
Director    :   Luchino Visconti
Producers    :   Luchino Visconti, Robert Gordon Edwards, Umberto Sambuco, Dino Di Dionisio, Anna Davini, Bruno Sassaroli, Mario Gallo, Alfredo Di Santo, Paolo Rampazzo, Egidio Quarantotto, Annie Rozier
Writers    :   Luchino Visconti, Thomas Mann, Nicola Badalucco, Roger Webb
RunTime    :   130 mins.

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as Aschenbach.

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