1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container.
Special features: Interview with director Scott Hicks ; Geoffrey Rush's Golden Globe speech ; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson ; edited by Pip Karmel ; music by David Hirschfelder ; production designer, Vicki Niehus ; costume designer, Louise Wakefield.
Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Noah Taylor, Lynn Redgrave, Googie Withers, John Gielgud.
The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. Driven by his father and his teachers he experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall.
MPAA rating: PG-13 (for nudity/sensuality and intense thematic elements).
DVD-R, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0.
In English or French; optional English, Spanish and French subtitiles; Closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, 1997: Best Actor (Geoffrey Rush).
Golden Globes, 1997: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Geoffrey Rush).