Release Date: June 17th, 1971
DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2004
PG|2 hr 10 min
Composer Gustave Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) 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 (Björn Andresen). However, their lives are both threatened with a sudden outbreak of cholera.
Director: Luchino Visconti
Production Co: Alfa Cinematografica
Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures