Death in Venice
Drama • PG • 1971 • 2 hr 10 min
This is not one of the cases you say the book was better. Visconti is giving us Thoman Mann and not only Death in Venice.
It’s a lush, romantic, haunted tale of forbidden lust, artistic impotence, and a life force slowly ebbing away in glorious decay.
50ish aristocrat arrives at summer resort, is enamored of boy he watches by the beach. The tragedy of isolation & need to repress secrets.
Gorgeous movie with unique cinematography. The story is controversial but behind it has very human themes. The pacing could have been better
Perhaps I had the wrong mindset, but I did not enjoy this at all. Feels too much about an older man melodramatically obsessed with a boy.
A moving, haunting, but beautiful film!
Death in Venice (1971) ORIGINAL TRAILER [HD 1080p]