Amadeus Movie Review Summary

Actors: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, and Elizabeth Berridge

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This movie is about a man named Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart of 17th-century Vienna, and how he came about, his early life, glory days, and death. It is told from the perspective of Antonio Salieri, who is the court musician of Vienna at the time, and who is also envious of Mozart's burgeoning musical talents. He tries to destroy Mozart's gifts in music, though secretly and regretfully admiring Mozart's work at the same time.
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This is a sumptuous epic celebrating the life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Set in 17th-century Vienna, court composer Antonio Salieri is maddened with jealousy discovering that the musical talent he longs for has been given to obnoxious and inappropriate Mozart. Throughout the movie, he plots to destroy Mozart by any means necessary.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   General European Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius    -   Mentally ill


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Austria City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   theater    -   mental hospital

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   play

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