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.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
Mozart! Mozart, forgive your assassin! I confess, I killed you...
When Stanze and Schikaneder argue about when Mozart will be paid to write an opera for Schikaneder, the position of Mozart's arm around Stanze changes from shot to shot.
"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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