Haunting adaptation of Thomas Mann's classic about a composer, paralysed by ennui and repressed emotion, who discovers a last vestige of beauty and emotion during a visit to Venice at the turn of the century. Believing himself lost to the muse, he becomes obsessed by a beautiful young boy holidaying with his mother in the city.
Cast: Bruno Boschetti, Mirella Pamphili, Dominique Darel, Masha Predit, Ciro Cristofoletti, Luigi Battaglia, Antonio Appicella, Sergio Garafanoli, Leslie French, Franco Fabrizi, Nora Ricci, Carole Andre, Mark Burns, Romolo Valli, Silvana Mangano, Marisa Berenson, Dirk Bogarde, Bjorn Andresen
Director: Luchino Visconti
Buxton Film will be screening The Most Beautiful Boy in the World on Monday 6 September.