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Amadeus
Director: Miloš Forman (Dir)
Release Date:   1984
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 19 Sep 1984
Duration (in mins):   158
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Cast:   F. Murray Abraham (Antonio Salieri)  
    Tom Hulce (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)  
    Elizabeth Berridge (Constanze Mozart)  
    Simon Callow (Emanuel Schikaneder)  
    Roy Dotrice (Leopold Mozart)  

Summary:  

Production Company: The Saul Zaentz Company  
Distribution Company: Orion Pictures Corporation  
Director: Miloš Forman (Dir)
Producer: Saul Zaentz (Prod)
Writer: Peter Shaffer (Scr)
Photography: Miroslav Ondricek (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Patrizia Von Brandenstein (Prod des)
Film Editor: Nena Danevic (Film ed)
  Michael Chandler (Film ed)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

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Source Text: Based on the play Amadeus by Peter Shaffer (London, 1979).
Authors: Peter Shaffer

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
The Saul Zaentz Company 8/3/1985 dd/mm/yyyy PA241498

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Genre: Biography
  Drama
Sub-Genre: Historical
 

Note:  

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   7 Sep 1984   p. 3, 25.
Los Angeles Times   19 Sep 1984   p. 1.
New York Times   19 Sep 1984   p. 23.
Variety   5 Sep 1984   p. 12.

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