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Peter Schaffer's Amadeus [videorecording] / The Saul Zaentz Company presents a Milos Forman film ; original stage play and screenplay by Peter Shaffer ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Milos Forman.

Contributor(s): Forman, Miloš | Zaentz, Saul | Abraham, F. Murray | Hulce, Tom, 1953- | Berridge, Elizabeth, 1962- | Callow, Simon, 1949- | Dotrice, Roy, 1925- | Ebersole, Christine | Jones, Jeffrey, 1947- | Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 | Shaffer, Peter, 1926-. Amadeus | Marriner, Neville | Tharp, Twyla | Saul Zaentz Company | Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2009, 1984Edition: Two-disc special ed.Description: 1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419886762.Other title: Amadeus director's cut: everything you've heard is true [Container title:].Uniform titles: Amadeus (Motion picture) Subject(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Drama | Salieri, Antonio, 1750-1825 -- Drama | Composers -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama | Mozart, Constanze, 1763-1842 -- DramaGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Historical films. | Musical films. | Feature films.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; editors, Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler ; music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; music conductor and supervision, Neville Marriner ; choreographer, Twyla Tharp.
Awards: Winner Academy Award for best picture, best actor (F. Murray Abraham), best art direction, best costume design, best director, best makeup, best sound, best adaptation screenplay.Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Simon Callow, Roy Dotrice, Christine Ebersole, Jeffrey Jones.Summary: Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.

Includes interactive menus, production notes, scene access, theatrical trailer, and alternate music-only track.

DVD; region 1; Dolby digital surround (English), Dolby surround stereo (French).

English and French soundtracks with English and French subtitles; closed-captioned.

F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Simon Callow, Roy Dotrice, Christine Ebersole, Jeffrey Jones.

Director of photography, Miroslav Ondricek ; editors, Nena Danevic, Michael Chandler ; music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; music conductor and supervision, Neville Marriner ; choreographer, Twyla Tharp.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984; director's cut originally released as a motion picture in 2001.

Based on the Broadway play by Peter Shaffer.

Widescreen version preserving the aspect ratio of the original motion picture.

Special features include: commentary soundtrack with Milos Foreman and Peter Shaffer ; documentary, The making of Amadeus ; theatrical trailer ; cast and crew biographies ; awards.

Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Winner Academy Award for best picture, best actor (F. Murray Abraham), best art direction, best costume design, best director, best makeup, best sound, best adaptation screenplay.

MPAA rating: R; for brief nudity.

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