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Death in Venice (1971)
Death in Venice (1971)
Death in Venice (1971)
Death in Venice (1971)

Films

DEATH IN VENICE

Luchino Visconti: Maleficent Obsession
(NR) Italy/France – 2 hr 10 min – with subtitles  
1971 · d. Luchino Visconti
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Starring Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andrésen, Mark Burns, Marisa Berenson

Reeling from various physical and spiritual maladies, a troubled composer (Dirk Bogarde) becomes entranced with an angelic young man (Björn Andrésen) whom he comes to regard as the ideal of beauty. All the while, a mysterious plague consumes Venice. Art, time, obsession, and corruption intertwine in Visconti’s sublime adaptation of Thomas Mann’s novel.

Shown in conjunction with the film course Rapture and Rebellion: The Cinema of Luchino Viscontithis screening will be introduced by the course’s instructor, Maurizio Giammarco, Ph.D.


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Monday, May 11
7.15