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Shine

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Shine

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
105 minutes
performer:
David Helfgott, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Lynn Redgrave, Geoffrey Rush
director:
Scott Hicks
distributor:
Australian Film Finance Corporation
author:
Jan Sardi
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Working with Nashville hitmaker Dann Huff, this good-time country gal lays on the mid-’80s soft-rock cheese a bit thick on Shine: ”I Just Call You Mine” could be a lady’s take on John Waite’s ”Missing You.” She fares better when she strips down, as in ”I’m Trying,” a gorgeous chamber-folk weeper. B?

Download This: Listen to songs from the new album on the singer’s MySpace

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