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The Resource Death in Venice, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film produced and directed by Luchino Visconti for Alfa Cinematografica ; from the novel by Thomas Mann ; screenplay by Luchino Visconti and Nicola Badalucco, (DVD)

Death in Venice, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film produced and directed by Luchino Visconti for Alfa Cinematografica ; from the novel by Thomas Mann ; screenplay by Luchino Visconti and Nicola Badalucco, (DVD)

Label
Death in Venice
Title
Death in Venice
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film produced and directed by Luchino Visconti for Alfa Cinematografica ; from the novel by Thomas Mann ; screenplay by Luchino Visconti and Nicola Badalucco
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Composer Gustav von Aschenbach takes a convalescent holiday at the Venice Lido after the death of his child and the disastrous reception of his new compositions. Bored, he indulges an idle, whimsical, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach. The boy represents an ideal of perfect physical beauty; his youth and naturalness reproach Aschenbach's vanity and creative sterility. The onset of a deadly pestilence resolves his infatuation, as corruption eventually compromises all ideals
Awards note
Winner, Prix du XXVème [25th] anniversaire du Festival International du Film, Cannes, 1971.
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Pasquale de Santis ; editor, Ruggero Mastroianni ; music by Gustav Mahler from the Third and Fifth Symphonies ; National Academy Orchestra of Santa Cecilia conducted by Franco Mannino
Dewey number
833
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13
Language note
In English [occasional untranslated Italian, French, and Polish] with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles ; Closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997.85
LC item number
.D438 2004
PerformerNote
Dirk Bogarde (Gustav von Aschenbach), Romolo Valli (Hotel manager), Mark Burns (Alfred), Nora Ricci (Tadzio's governess), Marisa Berenson (Frau von Aschenbach), Carole André (Esmerelda), Björn Andresen (Tadzio), Silvana Mangano (Tadzio's mother)
Runtime
131
Technique
live action
Label
Death in Venice, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film produced and directed by Luchino Visconti for Alfa Cinematografica ; from the novel by Thomas Mann ; screenplay by Luchino Visconti and Nicola Badalucco, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Thomas Mann, "Tod in Venedig."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Special features: Visconti's Venice (9 min.) ; A tour of Venice [slide show of stills from the film] ; Theatrical trailer (4 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Credits -- Venice arrival -- A ride for nothing -- Hotel des Bains -- Until the last moment -- Salon crowd -- A boy and his family -- Beauty's origins -- On the beach -- Tadzio -- Contaminated? -- Farewell glance -- Trunk mishap -- Family memory -- Inspired -- No need for concern -- Esmerelda -- "I love you." -- City of secrets -- Sinister serenade -- Asiatic cholera -- With/without warning -- Makeover -- Failing shadow -- Stillborn perfection -- Deserted -- Tadzio and Jasciu fight -- Death's reach -- End credits
Control code
ocm55125384
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (131 min.)
Isbn
9780790785301
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392888122
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
28881
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55125384
  • a955636
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, presented in anamorphic widescreen preserving original theatrical aspect ratio, 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Death in Venice, Warner Bros. Pictures ; a film produced and directed by Luchino Visconti for Alfa Cinematografica ; from the novel by Thomas Mann ; screenplay by Luchino Visconti and Nicola Badalucco, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Thomas Mann, "Tod in Venedig."
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Special features: Visconti's Venice (9 min.) ; A tour of Venice [slide show of stills from the film] ; Theatrical trailer (4 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Credits -- Venice arrival -- A ride for nothing -- Hotel des Bains -- Until the last moment -- Salon crowd -- A boy and his family -- Beauty's origins -- On the beach -- Tadzio -- Contaminated? -- Farewell glance -- Trunk mishap -- Family memory -- Inspired -- No need for concern -- Esmerelda -- "I love you." -- City of secrets -- Sinister serenade -- Asiatic cholera -- With/without warning -- Makeover -- Failing shadow -- Stillborn perfection -- Deserted -- Tadzio and Jasciu fight -- Death's reach -- End credits
Control code
ocm55125384
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (131 min.)
Isbn
9780790785301
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392888122
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
28881
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55125384
  • a955636
System details
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, presented in anamorphic widescreen preserving original theatrical aspect ratio, 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD

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