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Amadeus

Author: Saul ZaentzMiloš FormanF Murray AbrahamTom HulceElizabeth BerridgeAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : English : Director's cutView all editions and formats
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1781, Vienna. Court composer Antonio Salieri believes that Mozart's music is divine. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. But he is unable to understand why God favored Mozart who is such a vulgar, bawdy and impish creature, to be his instrument. Salieri goes mad with envy and has made himself an enemy of God. He is set to take revenge and plots to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Antonio Salieri
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Zaentz; Miloš Forman; F Murray Abraham; Tom Hulce; Elizabeth Berridge; Simon Callow; Roy Dotrice; Christine Ebersole; Jeffrey Jones; Charles Kay; Kenneth McMillan; Neville Marriner; Twyla Tharp; Peter Shaffer; Saul Zaentz Company.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419874020 9781419874024 141988705X 9781419887055
OCLC Number: 300486643
Language Note: English (TrueHD 5.1, Dolby 5.1, Dolby stereo.), dubbed French (Dolby 5.1), dubbed German (Dolby 5.1), dubbed Italian (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish or Swedish subtitles; English, German or Italian subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Director's cut originally released in 2001 ; Feature originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features: Commentary by director Milos Forman and writer Peter Shaffer; "The making of Amadeus" documentary; theatrical trailer.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players.
Credits: Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; editors, Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler ; music conductor, Sir Neville Marriner ; choreographer, Twyla Tharp.
Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Simon Callow, Roy Dotrice, Christine Ebersole, Jeffrey Jones, Charles Kay, Kenneth McMillan.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for brief nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: Blu-ray disc.
Contents: Amadeus, special CD compilation. 1: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The abduction from the Seraglio, K.384), Chorus of the Janissaries (arr.) / Ich möchte wohl (Ein Deutsches Kriegslied), K.539 (4:30 min.) --
2: Concerto for two pianos, K.365, 3rd movement (7:15 min.) --
3: Le nozze di Figaro, act IV, Ah tutti contenti (2:19 min.) --
4: Die Zauberflöte (The magic flute), aria (No. 14), "Queen of the night" (Die Hölle rache Kocht) (6:53 min.) --
5: Piano concerto in D minor, K.466, 2nd movement (Romanza) (12:21 min.) --
6: Symphonie concertante, K.364, 1st movement (13:38 min.) --
7: Six German dances (Nos. 1-3), K.509 (2:52 min.) --
8: Don Giovanni, K.527, Act II, Commendatore scene (6:56 min.).
Other Titles: Amadeus, special CD compilation
Responsibility: the Saul Zaentz Company presents Peter Shaffer's [production], a Milos Forman film ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; screenplay and original stage play by Peter Shaffer ; directed by Milos Forman.

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1781, Vienna. Court composer Antonio Salieri believes that Mozart's music is divine. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. But he is unable to understand why God favored Mozart who is such a vulgar, bawdy and impish creature, to be his instrument. Salieri goes mad with envy and has made himself an enemy of God. He is set to take revenge and plots to destroy Mozart by any means necessary.

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