Death in Venice Poster

Release Date: June 17th, 1971

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2004

PG|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andresen, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson, Mark Burns, Romolo Valli, Nora Ricci, Carole André

Director: Luchino Visconti

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Alfa Cinematografica

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Brooding, Forbidden love, Intense, Mother, Temptation

Awards

Nominated Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Nominated Costume Design
Winner Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Winner Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)
Winner Art Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1971)