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Death in Venice: Britten

Directed by Tony Palmer
United Kingdom, 1981
Drama, Music, TV Movie

Synopsis

Robert Gard stars as Gustav von Aschenbach, an aging writer who visits Venice and sees a handsome boy whose beauty obsesses him. Completely bewitched and agonized, Gustav struggles with his desire to please the boy, but his blind passion leads to his humiliation and eventual downfall.

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Death in Venice: Britten Directed by Tony Palmer