Shine (1996) The lanky Australian received practically every major award imaginable for his glowing performance as pianist David Helfgott, who spent several years in mental institutions after suffering a breakdown. Helfgott tended to walk around just wearing an overcoat, so one gets the bum's Rush -- or Rushs bum -- a few times. Four years later, he went the full Monty ad nauseam for his daring Oscar-nominated best actor turn as the Marquis de Sade in Quills.
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