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Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Googie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood ...


Biography · 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.

Aug 23, 2011 ... Shine. Drama · 1996 · PG-13. Watch from $9.99. Young piano prodigy is pushed to the breaking point by his smothering father. As a disfunctional adult, he eventually finds peace in the very thing that drove him to the edge: music. He also finds love for the first time in his life. Arresting film based on the true ...
Jul 30, 2014 ... Movie trailer of the 1996 Oscar-winning piano movie "Shine" starring Geoffrey Rush.


Nov 29, 1996 ... There has been much talk in 1996 about films whose filmmakers claim they were based on true stories but were kidding (“Fargo”), and films whose filmmakers claimed they were based on true stories but might have been lying (“Sleepers”). Here is a movie that is based on the truth beneath a true story.


Jul 15, 1997 ... This wrenching true story chronicles the tumultuous life of Australian concert pianist David Helfgott, whose domineering, over-protective father drove him to madness. David is heavily burdened by emotional scars inflicted by his father -- scars that when opened cause devastating tragedy for much of David's ...


Amazon.com: Shine: Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Scott Hicks: Movies & TV.


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Long before its American theatrical debut, Shine had already attained the status as one of 1996's few "must see" films. At Sundance, where it was among the hottest properties, the war for distribution rights exploded into a public confrontation between Harvey Weinstein of Miramax and Bob Shaye of New Line (Weinstein ...