R | | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporary composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
The first Best Picture Oscar winner to also win Best Makeup and Hairstyling.
Mozart! Mozart, forgive your assassin! I confess, I killed you...
It's not clear why some of Mozart's works are performed in English.
"Amadeus" was originally a National Theater Production in London, then produced in America by The Shubert Organization, Elizabeth I. McCann/Nelle Nugent and Roger Berlind.
The Orion Pictures logo, which was seen at the beginning of the film when it was first released theatrically, was not shown when the film played on both cable and commercial television, and is not seen on the VHS or DVD releases.
English, Italian, Latin, German
$86,764 (USA) (7 April 2002)
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