Mantaray Film

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD

In 1971, due to the world premiere of Death in Venice, Italian director Lucino Visconti proclaimed his Tadzio as the world’s most beautiful boy. A shadow that today, 50 years later, weighs Björn Andresen’s life. A film about the price of beauty. A drama that takes us to Japan, Italy, France and Denmark.



Production

Directors: Kristina Lindström and Kristian Petri
Cinematographer: Erik Vallsten
Editor: Hanna Lejonqvist
Music: Anna von Hausswolff
Head of Archive: Jonas Goldmann
Producer: Stina Gardell
Release: 2020

Developed with the support of the Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union, The Swedish Film Institute and Jonas Gardell Produktion, in coproduction with SVT and ZDF/ARTE, in collaboration with YLE

Selected for Nordisk Panorama Observer+ 2018 and awarded Best Nordic Project at Docs Ports Incheon, South Korea 2018