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The fact that David Helfgott lived the outlines of these events--that he triumphed, that he fell, that he came slowly back--adds an enormous weight of meaning to the film.
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Popular filmmaking at its smartest and most persuasive.
This is unbelievably rich material, and I can say without reservation that Scott Hicks' work deserves the highest recognition. Shine truly does what its name says.
All but sweeps you away with its dazzling technique and shattering emotion. [27 November 1996, Tempo, p.1]
Shine has a story to reckon with and powerhouse male performances.
Fortunately, Hicks's direction has an elegance and dignity that rescue Shine from the exploitative and give the film an acute, genuinely sensitive style.
Shine beams with warmth, sensitivity, and fine taste.
An unconventional biopic about a brilliant young pianist.
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Shine by jwelch5742
It was excellent film. It had wonderful performance for Geoffrey Rush.
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