Death in Venice
Filmfest 2013

German Age Rating

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Dirk Bogarde gave the greatest performance of his career, in fact one of the greatest of any screen performances, in Visconti's magnificent version of the Thomas Mann novella, played out in a series of long, often wordless takes which are miraculously suffused with spiritual meaning. (...) It is the secret spiritual history of a man who knows he is dying, and yet convinced of a mad and passionate truth in his infatuation ...
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 14.02.2003

tags: Feature film

Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Marisa Berenson, Björn Andrésen, Silvana Mangano, Romolo Valli


Screenplay: Luchino Visconti, Nicola Badalucco, Original von / by: Thomas Mann

Director of Photography: Pasquale De Santis

Film Editor: Ruggero Mastroianni

Composer: Gustav Mahler

Production Designer: Ferdinando Scarfiotti

Costume Design: Piero Tosi

Sound: Renato Cadueri

Producer: Luchino Visconti

Production Company: Alfa Cinematografica

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Germany

Director: Luchino Visconti