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The Sapphires

Rating:PG-13 (for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking)
Genre:Comedy, Drama, Musical
Release Date:March 22, 2013
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell
Director:Wayne Blair
Producer:Rosemary Blight, Kylie du Fresne
Writer:Tony Briggs, Keith Thompson
Distributor:The Weinstein Company

Description: Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. Cynthia, Gail, Julie and Kay are discovered by Dave, a good-humored talent scout with a kind heart, very little rhythm but a great knowledge of soul music. As their manager, Dave books the sisters their first true gig giving them their first taste of stardom, and travels them to Vietnam to sing for the American troops.

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