Sound and Vision: Shine - Visit North Mayo

Sound and Vision: Shine

(Dir: Scott Hicks, 1997, Australian, 105 mins) as part of Sound+Vision

Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical psychological drama film based on the life of David Helfgott, a pianist who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions.

The film stars Geoffrey Rush, Lynn Redgrave, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, John Gielgud, Googie Withers, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Nicholas Bell, Chris Haywood, and Alex Rafalowicz. The film was directed by Scott Hicks. The screenplay was written by Jan Sardi.

Shine had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. In 1997, Geoffrey Rush was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 69th Academy Awards for his performance in the lead role.

Presented in association with accessCINEMA.

Tickets: €5 and doors open at 1:30pm

Ballina Arts Centre