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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. show more

  • All but sweeps you away with its dazzling technique and shattering emotion. [27 November 1996, Tempo, p.1]

  • 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. show more

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