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Morte a Venezia / Death in Venice (1971 film)

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Morte a Venezia / Death in Venice, 1971 film, Italy and France

Directed by

Luchino Visconti



  • Dirk Bogarde as Gustav von Aschenbach (Visconti had Gustav Mahler in mind)
  • Marisa Berenson as Frau von Aschenbach (Visconti had Alma Mahler in mind)
  • Mark Burns as Alfred, the pupil and friend of Gustav von Aschenbach (Visconti had Arnold Schönberg in mind)
  • Björn Andrésen as (Thaddeus or) Tadzio
  • Silvana Mangano as Tadzio's mother
  • Romolo Valli as hotel manager
  • Nora Ricci as governess
  • Franco Fabrizi as barber
  • Carole André as Esmeralda, the prostitute
  • Sergio Garfagnoli [it] as Jasiu, a Polish youth
  • Mascia Predit as a Russian tourist
  • Marcello Bonini Olas as the nobleman at hotel party
  • Leslie French as a travel agent
  • Eva Axén as Tadzio's oldest sister

Works by Luchino Visconti