Shine

1996
Shine
Poster Shine

Title: Shine

Original Title: Shine

Year: 1996

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: January 03 1997
  • United States: November 20 1996

Plot

Inspired by the troubled but ultimately triumphant life of classical pianist David Helfgott, this moving drama focuses on Helfgott's mental breakdown as a result of his smothering father and painful retreat into a private world while still in his early 20s and on the brink of a glittering international career. After a decade of total obscurity, Helfgott achieves both personal and professional fulfillment by finding peace on the very thing that drove him to the edge his music, as he also finds love and support from a remarkable woman.

Awards

  • 1997 Academy Awards (Oscars): 7 1

Cast

Director:

Scott Hicks Scott Hicks

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