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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. Geoffrey Rush

    Geoffrey Rush

    David Helfgott

  2. Noah Taylor

    Noah Taylor

    (Young) David Helfgott

  3. Armin Mueller-Stahl

    Armin Mueller-Stahl

    Peter Helfgott

  4. Justin Braine


  5. Sonia Todd


  6. Chris Haywood

    Chris Haywood


  7. Alex Rafalowicz

    David Helfgott

  8. Lynn Redgrave

    Lynn Redgrave


  9. Googie Withers

    Googie Withers

    Katharine Susannah Prichard

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,500,000.00

Revenue $35,892,330.00


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