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Award-winning drama based on a true story. Living in fifties Australia, the young David Helfgott excels at piano playing but is forbidden by his father to accept a scholarship to study further. In spite of his father's misgivings he travels to England where his genius is recognised, but then suffers a setback that will change his life forever.

Release date:

1 hour, 39 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Oct 2014 23:50


Role Contributor
David Helfgott as an adultGeoffrey Rush
David Helfgott as an adolescentNoah Taylor
PeterArmin Mueller-Stahl
GillianLynn Redgrave
Ben RosenNicholas Bell
SylviaSonia Todd
Cecil ParkesJohn Gielgud
Katharine Susannah PrichardGoogie Withers
TonyJustin Braine
SamChris Haywood
Eisteddfod PresenterGordon Poole
David Helfgott as a childAlex Rafalowicz
MargaretRebecca Gooden
Isaac SternRandall Berger
RayMarc Warren
WriterJan Sardi
DirectorScott Hicks
ProducerJane Scott
ComposerDavid Hirschfelder
Director of photographyGeoffrey Simpson