The Most Beautiful Boy In The World
  • Directors(s)

    Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Release date

    30/07/2021

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    94m

  • Cast

    Annike Andresen, Björn Andrésen, Silva Filmer

Film

The Most Beautiful Boy In The World

references to abusive behaviour, bereavement theme

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOY IN THE WORLD is a documentary about the Swedish actor Björn Andrésen who achieved instant stardom as a teenager in the 1971 film Death in Venice.

  • Directors(s)

    Kristina Lindström, Kristian Petri

  • Production Year

    2021

  • Release date

    30/07/2021

  • Genre(s)

    Documentary

  • Approx. running minutes

    94m

  • Cast

    Annike Andresen, Björn Andrésen, Silva Filmer

theme

There are references to perceptions of abusive behaviour in the treatment of Andrésen as a teenager, with comments made about him being exploited and objectified. The behaviour of older men who kept his company is interpreted by commentators as predatory and reflective of 'trophy hunting', but there is no indication of physical sexual abuse. There are references to a young Andrésen being given prescription medication to maintain a work schedule without his being fully aware of the consequences. There are references to the death of Andrésen's mother by suicide, and the loss of his son from sudden infant death syndrome about which he expresses his feelings of guilt and remorse.


There are moderate sex references. There are references to mental health issues and alcoholism. There is natural child nudity in a photograph from a family album, and of a mother breastfeeding. There is mild bad language ('bloody', 'bullshit', 'crap', 'bugger', 'damn', 'hell').
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  • Classified date

    18/07/2021

  • Language

    English