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Shine Reviews

September 7, 2011
Shine beams with warmth, sensitivity, and fine taste, but some of that illumination is the work of our own reflector lamps.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 18, 2008
[Helfgott's] extraordinary life is intelligently charted here, and the three actors who play him at different stages are all exceptional.
June 24, 2006
Compassionate, deft, unsentimental, inspirational.
January 22, 2002
Inspired by the real story of classical pianist David Helfgott, "Shine" re-creates that emotionally piercing story, note by memorable note.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
February 14, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Shine has a story to reckon with and powerhouse male performances.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
His life story is not exactly as it is shown here, but close enough, I gather, for us to marvel at the way the human spirit can try to heal itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4