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1781: Court composer
Antonio Salieri is the most famous musician in Vienna and a favourite of the Emperor. Then from nowhere a young man called Mozart changes all that.
Salieri is desperate - how can he rid himself of this brilliant interloper? This stunning screen adaptation of Peter Shaffer 's smash-hit play was the winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Screenplay by PETER SHAFFER Produced by SAUL ZAENTZ Directed by MILOS FORMAN
(First showing on British television)


Unknown: Antonio Salieri
Unknown: Peter Shaffer
Unknown: Peter Shaffer
Produced By: Saul Zaentz
Directed By: Milos Forman
Unknown: Barry Norman
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Tom Hulce
Antonio Salieri: F Murray Abraham
Constanze Mozart: Elizabeth Berridge
Emanuel Schikaneder: Simon Callow
Leopold Mozart: Roy Dotrice
Emperor Joseph II: Jeffrey Jones
Katerina: Christine Ebersole
Count Orsini-Rosenberg: Charles Kay
Parody commendatore: Kenny Baker
Frau Weber: Barbara Bryne
Young Salieri: Martin Cavani
Count Von Strack: Roderick Cook
Karl Mozart: Milan Demjanenko
Francesco Salieri: Peter Digesu

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