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The Sapphires

The Sapphires
  • 2012
  • Australia
  • 103 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Wayne Blair
  • Written by: Tony Briggs, Keith Thompson
  • Cast: Jessica Mauboy, Deborah Mailman, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Chris O'Dowd
  • UK release: 7 November 2012

Four young Aboriginal sisters become Australia's answer to The Supremes in this true story featuring in-demand Irishman Chris O'Dowd.

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The Sapphires

3 Oct 20122 stars

Wayward plotting lets down this story of a 1960s soul quartet

It’s no surprise that Wayne Blair’s The Sapphires was based on a stage play. Scripted by playwright Tony Briggs, adapting his 2004 work (which played to full houses across Australia and starred Blair), this tale of four Aboriginal girls in the late…

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