The Most Beautiful Boy in the World

Opens in September

Director: Kristian Petri, Kristina Lindström Run Time: 94 min. Release Year: 2021

Country: Sweden | Languages: English, and Italian, Japanese, Swedish with English subtitles


This film screened on January 29, 2021, as part of the Sundance Film Festival 2021 satellite screenings in Columbus, Ohio at Gateway Film Center. Watch the Q&A replay with the filmmakers and Ania Trzebiatowska, Sundance Film Festival Programmer, here.


Official Selection of Sundance Film Festival 2021

About the film:

Swedish actor/musician Björn Andresen’s life was forever changed at the age of 15, when he played Tadzio, the object of Dirk Bogarde’s obsession in Death in Venice – a role which led Italian maestro Luchino Visconti to dub him “the world’s most beautiful boy.” 

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