Amadeus Brief Information

Amadeus is a 1984 American period drama film directed by Milo Forman, adapted by Peter Shaffer from his stage play Amadeus. The story, set in Vienna, Austria, during the latter half of the 18th century, is a fictionalized biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart's music is heard extensively in the soundtrack of the movie. The film follows Italian composer Antonio Salieri's rivalry with Mozart at the court of Emperor Joseph II.

The film was nominated for 53 awards and received 40, which included eight Academy Awards (including Best Picture), four BAFTA Awards, four Golden Globes, and a Directors Guild of America (DGA) award. , it is the most recent film to have more than one nomination in the Academy Award for Best Actor category. In 1998, the American Film Institute ranked Amadeus 53rd on its 100 Years... 100 Movies list.

Amadeus News

• Oscar-winning director Milos Forman dead at 86
• Mark Hamill honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
• Ron Perlman mourns death of his 'Beauty and the Beast' father Roy Dotrice
• Roy Dotrice, 'Amadeus' and 'Game of Thrones' actor, dead at 94

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