Ambition and jealousy-all set to music. Devout court composer Antonio Salieri plots against his rival, the dissolute but supremely talented Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. How far will Salieri go to achieve the fame that Mozart disregards?The 1981 Tony Award ® winner for Best Play. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Steven Brand as Baron van SwietenJames Callis as MozartMichael Emerson as SalieriDarren Richardson as Venticello 2Alan Shearman as Count Orsini-RosenbergMark Jude Sullivan as Venticello 1Simon Templeman as Joseph IIBrian Tichnell as Count Johann Kilian Von StrackJocelyn Towne as ConstanzeOriginal sound designed by Darron L.
In 1951, French writer Jean Genet presented a screenplay called "Les Rï ï¾aves Interdits/L'Autre Versant du Rï ï¾ave" to actress Anouk Aimï ï¾©e as a wedding gift. He then proceeded to sell the rights three times without telling her. Eventually the script was reworked by Marguerite Duras and filmed by British director Tony Richardson as Mademoiselle, with Jeanne Moreau in the title role.
Import Blu-ray/Region All pressing. All the Right Noises is the story of a young married man with two young children who has an affair with a teenage girl. It stars Olivia Hussey in her first post-Romeo And Juliet role, as well as the inimitable Tom Bell (The L-Shaped Room, Prime Suspect). Very much a film of it's time, tackling a subject which formed the basis for a number of celebrated and respected films in the 60s, this slice of British cultural history, is one of only a handful of feature films directed by Gerry O'Hara, better known for his assistant director work with the cinema's giants, including Tony Richardson, Carol Reed and Otto Preminger.
Czech-born refugee Karel Reisz (1926-2002) is widely regarded as one of the seminal figures in post-war British cinema. Along with Lindsay Anderson and Tony Richardson, Reisz was a founder member of the independent Free Cinema 'movement' which attacked the parochial middle-class values of home-grown studio product with a vigorous commitment to everyday working-class subject matter and a poetically charged film style.
Director Tony Richardson (Tom Jones) returns with another adaptation of a Henry Fielding novel. This one, written in 1742, chronicles the rise of a young Joseph Andrews (Peter Firth of Equus), who ascends from mere servant to become the personal footman - and the fancy - of Lady Booby (Ann-Margret). He battles seductions, robberies and rogues while trying to remain faithful to his true love- an equally innocent servant girl.