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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

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Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri / SE, 2021 / 93 min.

Visconti called him ‘the most beautiful boy in the world’ and he became world famous as ‘Tadzio’ in Death in Venice. This documentary by Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petrri reconstructs Björn Andrésen’s life after his performance in Visconti’s masterpiece.

Poster the most beautiful boy in the world
When composer Gustav Aschenbach travels to Venice to recuperate in the Grand Hotel des Bains on the Lido, his gaze is captured by an androgynous vision – a boy who embodies perfect beauty. Aschenbach becomes obsessed by this boy, who is called ‘Tadzio’.

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Director

Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri

Production year

2021

Country

SE

Original title

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

Length

93 min.

Language

English, French, Italian, Japanese, Swedish

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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