Shine (1996)

PG-13 11/22/1996 (US) Drama 1h 45m

A true story of the mystery of music and the miracle of love


Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

  1. Scott Hicks

    Director, Story

  2. Jan Sardi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Armin Mueller-Stahl

    Armin Mueller-Stahl

    Peter Helfgott

  2. Noah Taylor

    Noah Taylor

    David Helfgott - Adolescent

  3. Geoffrey Rush

    Geoffrey Rush

    David Helfgott

  4. Nicholas Bell

    Nicholas Bell

    Ben Rosen

  5. Lynn Redgrave

    Lynn Redgrave


  6. Googie Withers

    Googie Withers

    Katharine Susannah Prichard

  7. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    Cecil Parkes

  8. Joey Kennedy

    Joey Kennedy

    Suzie - Adult

  9. Chris Haywood

    Chris Haywood


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Full Cast & Crew


Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,500,000.00

Revenue $35,892,330.00


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