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Shine 1996


From Amazon: This tearjerker by Australian filmmaker Scott Hicks is a surprising story about real-life classical pianist David Helfgott, an Australian who rose to international prominence at a very young age in the 1950s and '60s, and suffered a psychological collapse after enduring years of abuse from his father (Armin Mueller-Stahl). Hicks has three very fine actors portraying Helfgott at different stages of his life, including the adorably wry and goofy Noah Taylor (Flirting), who takes up the character's teen years, and Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush, giving a great performance playing the musician as a schizophrenic adult. Despite the Helfgotts'...

Directed By:
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Written By:
No image existsJan Sardi
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Starring:
Geoffrey RushGeoffrey Rush
Noah TaylorNoah Taylor
No image existsArmin Mueller-Stahl
No image existsLynn Redgrave
No image existsJohn Gielgud
No image existsGoogie Withers
No image existsChris Haywood
No image existsSonia Todd
No image existsAlex Rafalowicz
No image existsRandall Berger

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Shine Movie Review by Jarrod (1/8/2008)

'Shine' is the potent, moving story of David Helfgott, a piano prodigy who suffered a breakdown after years of arduous dedication to mastering the virtually unplayable Concerto No. 3 from Russian composer Rachmaninoff, a task that was given to him by his domineering and abusive father Peter (Armin Mueller-Stahl), whose...

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