Amadeus (movie)

Amadeus is an American film directed by Miloš Forman , released in 1984 , and taken again in 2002 in a director’s cut lengthened version of twenty minutes. Adapted from thehomonymous play by Peter Shaffer , who also signs the script for the film, the story is freely inspired by a short play by Pushkin , Mozart and Salieri (1830).

The film was nominated for 53 awards and received 40, including eight Oscars (including the Oscar for Best Picture ), four British Academy Film Awards , four Golden Globes , and a DGA Award . In 1998, the American Film Institute ranked Amadeus 53 th on its top 100 films.

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