Elizabeth Berridge, F. Murray Abraham, Jeffrey Jones, Roy Dotrice, Simon Callow, Tom Hulce - Director: Milos Forman On his deathbed, Court Composer Antonio Salieri confesses to having killed Mozart, the Genius composer. Flashback to Mozart's arrival in Vienna. His brash and vulgar manner is the antithesis of his divine musical gift. Salieri cannot reconcile that God would endow such genius on this coarse boy. The story unfolds as Mozart becomes more and more popular and Salieri becomes more obsessed with destroying him and getting his revenge on God. Using his influence, Salieri drives his rival to poverty. Finally, he poses as Mozart's deceased father and haunts the sickly composer, dri
Elizabeth Berridge,F. Murray Abraham,Jeffrey Jones,Roy Dotrice,Simon Callow,Tom Hulce
Wonderfully lavish account of the rivalry felt by 18th century Viennese composer Antonio Salieri towards childish musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Multi-Oscar winner, including Best Picture!