Nicole Orgeron’s Movie Critique- “Amadeus” 10/21/2015
Watch the award winning movie from 1984, “Amadeus” based on Mozart’s life, directed by Milos Forman then answer the questions below to receive credit for this assignment.
1. Name one of the Academy Awards this film has won.
One of the Academy Awards Amadeus won was Best Picture.
2. Which actor was nominated for an Oscar in this film?
Tom Hulce, was the actor that was nominated for an Oscar for starring in Amadeus.
3. What does the old man at the beginning of the movie do to get brought to the insane asylum?
The old man at the beginning of the Amadeus movie, attempts suicide by slicing his throat and wrists.
4. Who goes to visit him there?
Father Vogler, a priest, goes to visit the old man at the insane asylum at the beginning of the movie to offer the old man time to say his confession.
5. What is Antonio Salieri’s job position and who is his employer?
Antonia Salieri’s job position in Amadeus is court composer and his is Emperor Joseph.
6. What is Mozart doing when Salieri sees him for the first time at a party?
When Salieri first sees Mozart, he is chasing a woman to flirt with her and then finds himself in the same room with Mozart and the woman.
7. Who is Mozart’s employer when Salieri first sees him?
Mozart’s employer when Salieri first sees him, is Prince Archbishop of Salzburg.
8. What color waistcoat is Mozart wearing when he meets with Emperor Joseph for the first time?
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