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316 Ratings


Directed by Ken Russell
United Kingdom, 1974


Tackles the touchy dilemma of Mahler’s Jewishness in the anti-Semitic atmosphere of 19th-century Vienna. He converts to Christianity, which has no effect on his brilliant musical output but which eats away at his physical and mental well-being.

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Mahler Directed by Ken Russell

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1974 | Winner: Technical Grand Prize

BAFTA Awards

1975 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

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