“The celebrated story of a man obsessed by ideal beauty”
The movie is inspired by the Thomas novel “Death in Venice”
In a letter for his editor Thomas Mann write :”My dear friend a send you a strange story; is the homosexual story of an artist senescent who fall in love with a teenager. You say “Oh!Oh!”, but read it, because it is a thing very clean”
A senescent love of an artist in decline that fall in love with a boy, incarnation of the pure beauty.