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Amadeus

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

One of my favorites!

I love this movie, in particular, the performance of F. Murray Abraham as Salieri and the stunning sound track--you can't beat Mozart! The direction was masterful. I was a bit disappointed that this 'Director's Cut' version included a scene with partial nudity that ad...
I love this movie, in particular, the performance of F. Murray Abraham as Salieri and the stunning sound track--you can't beat Mozart! The direction was masterful. I was a bit disappointed that this 'Director's Cut' version included a scene with partial nudity that added nothing to the film and seemed to cheapen the role of 'Stanzie', Mozart's wife, in offering herself to Salieri to promote her husband's work.

posted by mockturtle on October 1, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

This new Directors cut should be avoided at any cost!

This is just about the worst Directors cut I have ever seen. I cannot imagine what Mr Forman must have had in mind. The additional footage changes the main characters completely. Salierei is reduced to a demented villain. Mozart is reduced to a drunken beggar and is wif...
This is just about the worst Directors cut I have ever seen. I cannot imagine what Mr Forman must have had in mind. The additional footage changes the main characters completely. Salierei is reduced to a demented villain. Mozart is reduced to a drunken beggar and is wife is reduced to the level of a whore.
This is a disk to be avoided. I can only hope that a "original theatrical version" is put out on blue ray. Looking at this version of the movie is like seeing a Rembrandt after someone has splashed paint on it.

posted by blearyeyes on October 1, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Curlyfriez70@hotmail.com

    I read up on this before actually seeing it and it was listed as one of the greatest movies of all time. When I saw it I was honestly like 'Is that it?' I know that sometimes the word genius is used whenever someone does pretty good work but I do believe that genuis is not enough when it comes to describing Mozart. I was expecting to see more about his life and what made him 'tick'. I would have liked to see more about how the jealousy, that was the main focus of the story, began. But, I do believe that it had great acting and looked true to the time it was portraying and showed a lot of personality in Mozart's behavior (I loved the laugh) but I wanted a little more so on that note I wouldn't completely trash it because it didn't come close to sucking but I wanted to know more about Mozart's life through the movie.

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    Posted February 12, 2009

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