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Shine (1996)


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.

Shine (1996)

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Released Year: 1996
Runtime: 105 minutes
Genre: Drama
Directors: Scott Hicks
IMDB: Shine (1996)

Storyline


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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Reviews


90
TNT RoughCut - Unnamed
A deeply affecting allegory that explores the symbiotic relationship between genius and madness.
90
Film.com - Unnamed
A film of elegant small moments and complex, bittersweet motivations.
90
Mr. Showbiz - F. X. Feeney
It's a film which aims to persuade us of its truth without props or signposts--and it does so with unforgettable beauty.
90
Washington Post - Desson Thomson
The movie does what any great musician should: It lifts an idea to the heights of ecstasy; it sells its song.
88
New York Daily News - Jami Bernard
A sublimely uplifting movie.

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