Rarely does a film come along that so illuminates the strength of the human spirit and the triumph of the heart. SHINE is the compelling and poignant story of a young man who defies his father's wishes in order to pursue his dreams. Both thought-provoking and powerful, it tells a story of rebellion and of individuality through the eyes of a pianist whose only form of self-expression is found in the keys of his instrument.

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Shine (1996)

PG-13

Music/Drama · 1h 45m · 1/21/1996

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A true story of the mystery of music and the miracle of love

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Rarely does a film come along that so illuminates the strength of the human spirit and the triumph of the heart. SHINE is the compelling and poignant story of a young man who defies his father's wishes in order to pursue his dreams. Both thought-provoking and powerful, it tells a story of rebellion and of individuality through the eyes of a pianist whose only form of self-expression is found in the keys of his instrument.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

Australia

Production Companies

Australian Film Finance Corporation (AFFC), Film Victoria, South Australian Feature Film Company

Budget

$5,500,000

Revenue

$35,999,081
Part Of
Cast
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Geoffrey Rush

David as an Adult
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Justin Braine

Tony
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Sonia Todd

Sylvia
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Chris Haywood

Sam
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Alex Rafalowicz

David as a Child
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Gordon Poole

Eisteddfod Presenter
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Armin Mueller-Stahl

Peter
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Nicholas Bell

Ben Rosen
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Danielle Cox

Suzie as a child
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Rebecca Gooden

Margaret
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Marta Kaczmarek

Rachel
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John Cousins

Jim Minogue
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Noah Taylor

David as an Adolescent
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Paul Linkson

State Champion Announcer
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Randall Berger

Isaac Stern
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Ian Welbourne

Boy Next Door
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Kelly Bottrill

Louise as a baby
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Beverley Vaughan

Rabbi
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Phyllis Burford

Synagogue Secretary
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Daphne Grey

Society Hostess
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Edwin Hodgeman

Soviet Society Secretary
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Googie Withers

Katharine Susannah Prichard
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Maria Dafnero

Sonia
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Reis Porter

Postman
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Stephen Sheehan

Roger Woodward (younger)
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Brenton Whittle

Announcer
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Marianna Doherty

Suzie as a teenager
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Camilla James

Louise as a child
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John Gielgud

Cecil Parkes
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David King

Viney
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Danny Davies

Registrar
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Helen Dowell

Sarah
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Louise Dorling

Muriel
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Sean Carlsen

Student
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Richard Hansell

Ashley
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Robert Hands

Robert
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Marc Warren

Ray
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Neil Thomson

RCOM Conductor
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Joey Kennedy

Suzie as an adult
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Ellen Cressey

Nurse
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Beverley Dunn

Beryl Ascott
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Andy Seymour

Bar Customer
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Lynn Redgrave

Gillian
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Ella Scott Lynch

Jessica
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Jethro Heysen-Hicks

Rowan
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John Martin

Roger Woodward (older)
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Bill Boyley

Celebrant
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Teresa La Rocca

Opera singer
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Lindsey Day

Opera singer
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Grant Doyle

Opera singer
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Leah Jennings

Musician
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Kathy Monaghan

Musician
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Mark Lawrence

Musician
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Gordon Coombes

Musician
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Luke Dollman

Musician
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Margaret Stone

Musician
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Tom Carrig

Musician
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Helen Ayres

Musician
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Suzi Jarratt

Vocalist
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Samantha McDonald

Vocalist
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Sandy Gardiner

Restaurant Customer (uncredited)
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Peter Osborn

Priest (uncredited)
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Louise Siversen

Extra in ballroom scene (uncredited)
Crew
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Scott Hicks

Director
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Jan Sardi

Writer
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Scott Hicks

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Shine

(DVD, Snapper)

7/16/1997

Disc Title Front Cover

Shine

(DVD)

10/25/2016

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