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Death in Venice © Warner Bros.
Death in Venice
(1971, 130 minutes)
Director: Luchino Visconti
Adapted from Thomas Mann's novella of the same name, this haunting film tells the story of avant-garde composer Gustave Aschenbach (loosely based on Gustav Mahler, played by Dirk Bogarde) who travels to Venice where he develops a troubling infatuation with a beautiful adolescent boy, Tadzio (Björn Andrésen). With stunning cinematography and featuring music by Gustav Mahler. This screening coincides with the exhibition Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan.
Friday, June 29, 2012, 7 p.m.
Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission. Tickets are available at the Admissions Desk on the day of the screening. Advance reservations for Morgan Members only: 212.685.0008, ext. 560, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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