By Steve Simels
Updated February 16, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST
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Amadeus

type
  • Movie
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This limited edition of Amadeus, the classical equivalent of Purple Rain, doesn’t stint on bonuses: Along with a new letterboxed transfer and spruced up audio mix, there’s a documentary with six restored scenes, a two-CD soundtrack, and a copy of Peter Shaffer’s 1980 play. The movie looks and sounds glorious, and the commentary by director Milos Forman and Shaffer, who adapted his play for the screen, has a charmingly smutty edge (Forman notes that one prostitute gave syphilis to Mozart and Beethoven). Still, was Mozart really as goofy as Tom Hulce plays him?

Amadeus

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • PG
runtime
  • 158 minutes
director
  • Milos Forman

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