Criterion Collection: Death in Venice/ Morte a Venezia (1971) BR
Seeking to recoup after a professional disaster, middle-aged composer Gustav von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) opted to holiday on the Lido beaches. Struck by the handsomeness of a vacationing teenager (Björn Andrésen), he finds himself trapped in doomed obsession with the youth, even as the city succumbs to a cholera outbreak. Luchino Visconti's brilliant read on the Thomas Mann novella also stars Marisa Berenson, Silvana Mangano, Mark Burns, Romolo Valli.
131 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); bonus documentaries "Luchino Visconti: Life as in a Romance" (2008), "Visconti’s Venice" (1970); featurettes. Filmed in English.
|Country 國家||Italy France|
|Director 導演||Luchino Visconti|