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.
Jeffrey Jones replaced Ian Richardson in the role of Emperor Jozef II.
Mozart! Mozart, forgive your assassin! I confess, I killed you...
When Emperor Josef is sitting and talking to Mozart, behind the Emperor is a servant holding a small, silver pitcher held slightly above his own navel. A moment later, the pitcher is being held considerably lower by the servant and his pinky finger is now extended.
"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 director's cut (2002) adds the following scenes (twenty minutes in total):
English, Italian, Latin, German
$86,764 (USA) (7 April 2002)
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