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Biographical drama. Once the highly regarded composer to the Viennese Court, Salieri is now an old man, unknown and confined to an asylum. After a suicide attempt he recounts his story to a young cleric, going back 30 years to his heyday at the court of Emperor Joseph II, where he first met the young Mozart. Despite Salieri's Machiavellian attempts to frustrate Mozart's progress, the great young composer attracts the favour of the Emperor. But his lifestyle and attitude may yet prove to be his tragic undoing.

Release date:

2 hours, 49 minutes

Last on

Thu 12 Sep 2013 23:45


Role Contributor
Antonion SalieriF Murray Abraham
DirectorMilos Forman
Antonio SalieriF Murray Abraham
Wolfgang Amadeus MozartTom Hulce
Milos Forman
Constanze MozartElizabeth Berridge
Emanuel SchikanederSimon Callow
Leopold MozartRoy Dotrice
Katerina CavalieriChristine Ebersole
Emperor Joseph IIJeffrey Jones
Count Orsini-RosenbergCharles Kay
Count Orsini RosenbergCharles Kay
WriterPeter Shaffer
Parody CommendatoreKenny Baker
LorlCynthia Nixon
WriterPeter Shaffer