Death in Venice
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Tony Palmer directs this film version of Benjamin Britten's opera Death in Venice, based on the 1912 novella by Thomas Mann. Robert Gard plays Gustav von Aschenbach, a troubled writer who travels from Munich to Venice. While he struggles with his own personal pain, he becomes obsessed with a handsome youn boy named Tadzio. Music is provided by the English Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Steuart Bedford. Filmed on-location in Venice, Italy, in 1981. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi