Death in Venice

Dir: Luchino Visconti
Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andresen
130mins   1971   Italy | France   12A   English | Italian   

Composer Gustave Aschenbach travels to a Venice resort to escape personal and artistic stress.

However, peace eludes him as he develops a disturbing attraction to an adolescent boy, Tadzio. Their lives are both threatened with a sudden outbreak of cholera.

'A slow, precise, and beautiful film' - Derek Malcolm, Guardian


Sun 13 August