Posts tagged with "LuchinoVisconti"

MiniReview: "The Most Beautiful Boy in the World" (film)
02 October 2022
Review of a 2021 documentary about Björn Andrésen, the incarnation of beauty (and death) in Luschino Visconti's film Death in Venice.

23 March 2017
What is it? A film, directed by Luchino Visconti and adapted from the novella by Thomas Mann, released in 1971. What is it about? See here. Is it a faithful adaptation? Up to a point. The great writer has morphed into a composer. There are scenes in which he and a friend argue about art, which aren’t in the novella. And flashbacks to his relationship with his wife, also not in the novella. And some little (or not so little) things: Tadzio seems more openly interested in Aschenbach here,...