Director Milos Forman / American/1984/161/English
Director Milos Forman Screenplay Peter Shaffer Producer Saul Zaentz DoP Miroslav Ondricek Editor Nena Danevic, Michael chandler Cast Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizebeth Berridge, Simon Callow
It is a fictionalized biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The story happens in Vienna, Austria, during the later half of eighteenth century. Antonio Salieri, an Italian composer considered himself as a good musician like Mozart. He is a devout and believes that all the talents he have is a reward from God. He is also a respected court composer of Austrian Emperor Joseph 2. He was shocked to learn that Mozart is such a vulgar personality. Salieri’s envious attitude turns him against the Almighty who has showered his blessings upon Mozart. He is ready to take revenge against God and Mozart.