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The Screen Guide

After succumbing to the pressure of his father's obsessive love and the fierce competition of the concert world as a child prodigy, David Helfgott makes a new beginning in London inspired by his passion for music and the woman he loves.

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Scott Hicks
Writers
Jan Sardi
Producer
Jane Scott
Dir. of Photography:
Geoffrey Simpson ACS
Composer:
David Hirschfelder
Editor:
Pip Karmel
Cast
Geoffrey Rush - Lynn Redgrave - Sir John Gielgud - Armin Mueller Stahl - Noah Taylor
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Momentum Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
Pandora Cinema

Selected Awards & Festivals

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