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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 105 min
Ratings
91% critics Rotten Tomatoes
90% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 15+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Release 02/14/97
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Chris Haywood
Directors Scott Hicks
As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter. When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the pressures of his newfound fame, coupled with the echoes of his tumultuous childhood, conspire to bring Helfgott's latent schizophrenia boiling to the surface, and he spends years in and out of various mental institutions.
Genre Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Release 02/14/97
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Chris Haywood
Directors Scott Hicks
As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter. When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the pressures of his newfound fame, coupled with the echoes of his tumultuous childhood, conspire to bring Helfgott's latent schizophrenia boiling to the surface, and he spends years in and out of various mental institutions.