Mozart, more than a prince – A film by Juraj Herz (1991)

Posted in Watch ● 14 May 2020

Mozart, more than a prince – A film by Juraj Herz (1991)


“Mozart – More than a prince” is an Austrian film on Mozart’s life, directed by Juraj Herz. It was shot in 1991 for the second centenary of the composer’s death.

The film is divided in 3 parts : 

  • Part One: A Boy Like No Other (from Mozart’s birth to the trip to Paris in 1778)
  • Part Two: The Hazards of Love and Music (from 1778 to the premiere of Don Giovanni in Prague in 1787)
  • Part Three : Final Trials and Triumphs (from 1787 to Mozart’s death in 1791)
The cast

The role of Mozart as a child is played by Jakub Trasak, the adolescent and adult role by Alexander Lutz.

The rest of the cast includes Toni Böhm (Leopold Mozart), Magdalena Reifová (Konstanze Weber Mozart), Barbara Wussow (Aloisia Weber Lange), Frantisek Nemec (Joseph Haydn), Boris Rösner (Antonio Salieri), August Schmölzer (Emmanuel Schikaneder).


The soundtrack of the film is played en period instruments by ensemble Wiener Akademie, conducted by Martin Haselböck.


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