WATCH – "Death In Venice" (1971) Directed by Luchino Visconti and Starring Dirk Bogarde – Back2Stonewall’s Friday Night Movie

Back2Stonewall.com presents Luchino Visconti’s classic interpretation of the Thomas Mann’s novella “Death In Venice”.   Dirk Bogarde plays the ageing composer who reassesses his life when his eyes alight on a beautiful teenage boy

Based on German writer Thomas Mann’s renowned 1912 novella, Luchino Visconti’s film is a stately, majestic work starring a 50-year-old Dirk Bogarde as German composer Gustav Von Aschenbach (a character some suppose to be based on Gustav Mahler, whose music provides the film’s score).

*Watch the FULL MOVIE “Death In Venice” online streaming here at Back2Stonewall.com after the jump.  (Click “READ MORE” below)

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