MOVIE SYNOPSIS
The Sapphires


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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By Steven Rea, Inquirer Movie Critic

    MPAA rating:
    PG-13
    for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking
    Cast:
    Shari Sebbens; Chris O'Dowd; Miranda Tapsell; Jessica Mauboy; Lynette Narkle; Tanika Lonesborough; Deborah Mailman; Nioka Brennan; Eka Darville; Tory Kittles
    Directed by:
    Wayne Blair
    Genre:
    Comedy; Drama; Musical
    Running time:
    01:38
    Release date:
    2013
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