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|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|||Two-DVD special edition.||Criterion Collection||2 videodiscs (131 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm)|| |
|2004, c1999||Warner Home Video||1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|| |
A fastidious composer reeling from a disastrous concert, Gustav von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) travels to Venice to recover. There, he is struck by a vision of pure beauty in the form of a young boy named Tadzio (Björn Andrésen), his infatuation developing into an obsession even as rumors of a plague spread through the city. Based on the novella by Thomas Mann, this late masterpiece from Luchino Visconti is a meditation on the nature of art, the...