R | | Biography, Drama, Music
The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
As of 2018, features Rachel Griffiths's only Oscar nominated performance.
Jackie du Pré:
Excuse me ladies and gentlemen, I have broken my A string
Jackie du Pré: at least it wasn't my G string.
We see Catalan cello master Pau Casals after a concert in Madrid in the early-1960s. But Pau Casals swore never to return to Spain from exile because Franco was still in power after the coup d'état and 1939's Spanish Civil War. Franco died in 1975, two years after Casals' own death in exile.
$92,956 (USA) (3 January 1999)
$4,874,838 (USA) (25 April 1999)
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