Shine PG-13

A true story of the mystery of music and the miracle of love
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DVD Features:

  • ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.85:1
  • Rated: PG-13
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 25, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Note: Q&A interview with director Scott Hicks
    • Geoffrey Rush's Golden Globe Speech
    • Original theatrical trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring
Performer: , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by &
Composition by
Produced by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1996 - Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh91%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 44

Upright90%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 30,861
Compassionate, deft, unsentimental, inspirational. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 24, 2006
Rating: A- -- With the exception of a few overwrought scenes, Hicks' Australian biopic of pianist David Helfgott, which caused a bidding war at the 1996 Sundance Fest, is fresh and emotionally stirring without being sentimental or cliched. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Dec 25, 2007
Rating: 4.5/5 -- Inspired by the real story of classical pianist David Helfgott, "Shine" re-creates that emotionally piercing story, note by memorable note. Full Review
Washington Post
Jan 22, 2002
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Inspiring, memorable cinema. Full Review
TheMovieReport.com
Sep 12, 2005
...Scrappy, sexy, touching and fun....SHINE is also utterly extraordinary....Rank it with the best movies of the year...
Rolling Stone
Dec 12, 1996
Rating: 4/5 -- Intense, gripping mental-illness music drama. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Feb 1, 2011
Rating: 3/5 -- The movie is really an Oscar sandwich -- stale bread surrounding a big piece of ham: Geoffrey Rush. Full Review
eFilmCritic.com
Sep 23, 2007

Description by OLDIES.com:

A wrenching portrait of the life of Australian piano virtuoso David Helfgott and his struggles with his war-traumatized, demanding father; mental illness and asylum incarceration; and his obsession with the virtually unplayable Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 ("Rach 3").

Product Description:

This acclaimed film paints a wrenching portrait of the life of Australian piano virtuoso David Helfgott and his struggles with his war-traumatized, demanding father; mental illness and asylum incarceration; and his obsession with the virtually unplayable Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 ("Rach 3"). Academy Award Nominations: 7, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor--Armin Mueller-Stahl. Academy Awards: Best Actor--Geoffrey Rush.

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Production Notes:

  • Released theatrically in New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto, November 22, 1996.
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Warner Archive Collection

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  • Sales Rank: 22,208
  • UPC: 888574444440
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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