• Publication date: September 27, 2009

Hilary and Jackie Hilary and Jackie

This movie tells the true story of the tragic life of the brilliant ...

This movie tells the true story of the tragic life of the brilliant international concert cellist Jacqueline Du Pré and her sister, Hilary. Despite starting out in music together, Hilary chooses a more normal life in having a husband and children. Jacqueline gets married too but can never seem to quite achieve the happiness of the mundane life Hilary has. The irony of having a great musical ability fades away as Jacqueline transcends into a slow decline when struck with a deadly illness.