The Cinematography of “Amadeus” (1984)
Cinematographer: Miroslav Ondrícek
Nominated for the 1985 Academy Award for Best Cinematography
Streaming: Amadeus | Sleeping on the Roof
[…] In that sense, Amadeus is a simple story about jealousy and creativity and genius and music (and also basically slander on Antonio Salieri’s name). But there is also a sorrow to it that I love. Everything is beautiful and elaborate, juxtaposing sophistication and childlessness. Morzart giggles and prances through a life filled with poverty, death and apparent failure. Excess is a character in this film. Layers of color and textures of wealth and poverty paint a rich picture of a mysterious world. It’s a glorious thing to look at. […]
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