SYNOPSIS

The story of the brilliant concert cellist Jacqueline du Pre, seen from the perspectives of her sister Hilary and brother Piers. While Jackie gains international fame and fortune, she secretly longs for the stable, normal life and family Hilary has built. Watson and Griffiths deliver impassioned, unforgettable performances as the troubled sisters. Based on the autobiographical novel ‘A Genius in the Family.’


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

January 22, 1999

DIRECTOR

Anand Tucker

WRITER

Hilary du Pr

COMPANY

Channel Four Films

GENRE

Biography, Drama, Music

CERT

15

RUNTIME

121 minutes