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David Helfgott: A Musical Journey

2006 NR

Australian pianist David Helfgott -- whose struggles with mental illness and performance anxiety were explored in the Oscar-winning Shine -- gets the documentary treatment in this installment of England's "The South Bank Show." Highlights include Helfgott performing pieces by Mendelssohn, Liszt and Beethoven. Host Melvyn Bragg intersperses interviews with the musician and his family with footage from his 1997 concert tour.