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871 Ratings


Directed by Scott Hicks
Australia, 1996


The compelling and poignant story of a young man who defies his father’s wishes in order to pursue his dreams. Shine is a story of rebellion and 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 Directed by Scott Hicks

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | 7 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

Toronto International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: People's Choice Award

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