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Shine (1996)

PG-13
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.
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Director
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Jan Sardi (screenplay) | Scott Hicks (story)
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$ 5,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 162,179
Gross (USA)
$ 35,811,509
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Release date
Feb 14, 1997 (United States)

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Geoffrey Rush
David Helfgott - Adult David Helfgott - Adult   See fewer
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Sonia Todd
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Alex Rafalowicz
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Gordon Poole
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Ben Rosen Ben Rosen   See fewer
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John Cousins
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Noah Taylor
David Helfgott - Adolescent David Helfgott - Adolescent   See fewer
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Randall Berger
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Boy Next Door Boy Next Door   See fewer
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Kelly Bottrill
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7.7 / 10 | 47,158 votes