1994, USA, Narrative, Color, 30 minutes
Directed by:

P. David Ebersole

Written by:

P. David Ebersole

Produced by: Maricel Pagulayan
Starring: Nick Rafter, Rob Keith, Shirley Knight
Cinematography by: Amelia Vincent
Production Design by: Atli Arason
Edited by: Poppy Das
Music by: Adam Fields
Summary: Based on Thomas Mann's novella "Death in Venice," this tragic parable about repression, obsession, and the perils of romantic love tells of a despondent middle-aged writer who, while on doctor’s orders to avoid stress, is lured from his books by his sister-in-law's seductive stepson.
Film Festival Premieres: WORLD PREMIERE Frameline San Francisco Int’l Lesbian and Gay Film Festival - Opening Night (June 9, 1994)
Release: US THEATRICAL & HOME VIDEO - First Run Features (Sept 7 1994)
Awards: AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE Franklin J Schaffner Award - Best Film/Director • OUTFEST Outstanding Narrative Short - Audience Award • PALM SPRINGS INTL SHORTSFEST Best Drama - Audience Award • FRAMELINE Stolichnaya Rising Star Award • NEWFEST NY GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL Best of Fest • SEATTLE INTL FILM FESTIVAL Golden Space Needle