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  • Shine (1996)
  • PG-13
    105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Shine (1996)
105 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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.
Jan Sardi (screenplay) | Scott Hicks (story)
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Release date
Feb 14, 1997 (United States)


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64 cast members
Name Known for
Geoffrey Rush
David Helfgott - Adult David Helfgott - Adult   See fewer
Sonia Todd
Sylvia Sylvia   See fewer
Alex Rafalowicz
David Helfgott - Child David Helfgott - Child   See fewer
Gordon Poole
Eisteddfod Presenter Eisteddfod Presenter   See fewer
Nicholas Bell
Ben Rosen Ben Rosen   See fewer
Danielle Cox
Suzie - Child Suzie - Child   See fewer
Rebecca Gooden
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
John Cousins
Jim Minogue Jim Minogue   See fewer
Noah Taylor
David Helfgott - Adolescent David Helfgott - Adolescent   See fewer
Paul Linkson
State Champion Announcer State Champion Announcer   See fewer
Randall Berger
Isaac Stern Isaac Stern   See fewer
Ian Welbourne
Boy Next Door Boy Next Door   See fewer
Kelly Bottrill
Louise - Baby Louise - Baby   See fewer
Phyllis Burford
Synagogue Secretary Synagogue Secretary   See fewer
Daphne Grey
Society Hostess Society Hostess   See fewer
Edwin Hodgeman
Soviet Society Secretary Soviet Society Secretary   See fewer
Googie Withers
Katharine Susannah Prichard Katharine Susannah Prichard   See fewer
Maria Dafneros
Sonia (as Maria Dafnero) Sonia (as Maria Dafnero)   See fewer
Reis Porter
Postman Postman   See fewer
Stephen Sheehan
Roger Woodward - Younger Roger Woodward - Younger   See fewer
Brenton Whittle
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
Marianna Doherty
Suzie - Teenager Suzie - Teenager   See fewer
Camilla James
Louise - Child Louise - Child   See fewer
John Gielgud
Cecil Parkes Cecil Parkes   See fewer
David King
Viney Viney   See fewer
Danny Davies
Registrar Registrar   See fewer
Sean Carlsen
Student Student   See fewer
Robert Hands
Robert Robert   See fewer
Neil Thomson
RCOM Conductor RCOM Conductor   See fewer
Joey Kennedy
Suzie - Adult Suzie - Adult   See fewer
Beverley Dunn
Beryl Alcott Beryl Alcott   See fewer
Andy Seymour
Bar Customer Bar Customer   See fewer
Lynn Redgrave
Gillian Gillian   See fewer
Ella Scott Lynch
Jessica Jessica   See fewer
John Martin
Roger Woodward - Older Roger Woodward - Older   See fewer
Bill Boyley
Celebrant Celebrant   See fewer
Teresa La Rocca
Opera Singer Opera Singer   See fewer
Lindsey Day
Opera Singer Opera Singer   See fewer
Grant Doyle
Opera Singer Opera Singer   See fewer
Leah Jennings
Musician Musician   See fewer
Kathy Monaghan
Musician Musician   See fewer
Mark Lawrence
Musician Musician   See fewer
Gordon Coombes
Musician Musician   See fewer
Luke Dollman
Musician Musician   See fewer
Margaret Stone
Musician Musician   See fewer
Tom Carrig
Musician Musician   See fewer
Helen Ayres
Musician Musician   See fewer
Suzi Jarratt
Vocalist Vocalist   See fewer
Samantha McDonald
Vocalist Vocalist   See fewer
Bernard Kane Jr.
Viola player in orchestra (uncredited) Viola player in orchestra (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Osborn
Priest (uncredited) Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
Sandi Roberts
Restaurant Customer (uncredited) Restaurant Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
Louise Siversen
Extra in Ballroom Scene (uncredited) Extra in Ballroom Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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