About

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim.

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Directed by

Scott Hicks

Written by

Scott Hicks (Story)
Jan Sardi (Screenplay)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

Australia

Language

English

Tagline

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

Cast

Keywords

biography piano australia child prodigy letter concert hall pianist jumping breakdown

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Geoffrey Rush

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen