Hello David. How can Sylvia help?
Sylvia? Is it Sylvia? How are you Sylvia? Good to see
Sylvia Tony, Tony Sylvia.
What can we do for you, David?
Do for me, Sylvia, what, yes, got to stop talking, got to
stop, got to stop, it's a problem isn't it? Is it a
Ahhhh! Well it's a mystery, a mystery, a mystery -
Are you lost?
Am I lost? Perhaps that's it. I'm lost, I'm lost, I'm
lost. How does that sound?
He sees the piano.
Ooh you have a piano. Is that your piano, Sylvia?
Like hell baby.
Shut up, Sam.
(lurches towards SAM)
Hell baby, the Devil, Diablerie Sam baby!
Get outta here.
TONY is in fits of laughter '
Could I play, you say, you say?
Live, Sylvia, ligve - live and let live - that's very
important isn't it? Molto, molto. But then again it's a
lifelong struggle, isn't it Sylvia-Tony, to live, to
you can be punished for the rest of your life so I think
Whatever you do it's a struggle, a struggle to keep you head
disappointing you am I Sylvia-Tony-Moby-Sam, yay Sam!
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Synopsis: Shine is a 1996 Australian biographical drama film based on the life of pianist David Helfgott, who suffered a mental breakdown and spent years in institutions. It 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 screenplay was written by Jan Sardi, and directed by Scott Hicks. The degree to which the film's plot reflects the true story of Helfgott's life is disputed. The film made its US premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Geoffrey Rush was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1997 for his performance in the lead role.