12 certificateShine is a Film programme that first aired in 1996 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Shine is a 4 star programme

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Shine (1996)

Directed by
Scott Hicks

Oscar-winning and moving true story of gifted Australian pianist David Helfgott, whose troubled relationship with his father and the burdens of genius precipitated an emotional breakdown.

Raised by a strict father, the prodigy's ability is quickly spotted and, despite his father's misgivings, he travels to London to study music. With success beckoning, however, his life is thrown into turmoil by a setback which threatens his future career and mental stability.

Released in 1996, Geoffrey Rush (pictured) won the Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of David as an adult.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1996

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Geoffrey RushGeoffrey Rush...David
Justin Braine...Tony
Sonia Todd...Sylvia
Chris Haywood...Sam
Alex Rafalowicz...David
Gordon Poole...Eisteddfod
Armin Mueller-Stahl...Peter
Nicholas Bell...Ben Rosen
Danielle Cox...Suzie
Rebecca Gooden...Margaret
Marta Kaczmarek...Rachel
John Cousins...Jim Minogue
Noah Taylor...David
Paul Linkson...State Champion
Randall Berger...Isaac Stern