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The Sapphires (2012)

The Sapphires
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7.1 IMDB rating
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Tanika Lonesborough Tanika Lonesborough
Young Gail
Nioka Brennan Nioka Brennan
Young Kay
Lynette Narkle Lynette Narkle
Nanny Theresa
Kylie Belling Kylie Belling
Geraldine
Tammy Anderson Tammy Anderson
Evelyn
Miah Madden Miah Madden
Young Julie
Ava Jean Miller-Porter Ava Jean Miller-Porter
Young Cynthia
Carlin Briggs Carlin Briggs
Young Jimmy


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Keith Thompson Keith Thompson
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Tony Briggs Tony Briggs
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Infectiously fun, charming motion picture

5 years, 1 month ago at Aug 27 14:39
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"If you wanna perform for the brothers in Vietnam, you gotta give 'em soul!"

In the tradition of films like Red Dog, 2012's The Sapphires is a sweet, entertaining Aussie feature destined to win the hearts and minds of the Australian movie-going public. On a basic level, the film is best described as an amalgam of Cool Runnings and Dreamgirls with an ocker twist, all set against the ... read more

A Sapphirical Movie

1 year, 10 months ago at Nov 26 13:01
1 vote
A fun, true story from Australia with great singing moments and likable characters who keep you smiling throughout. I was not impressed with the direction and the unnecessary parts that weren't based on the real story. Mainly, how does a soldier get the chance to just follow his love interest around Viet Nam, as if he were a college dropout in the USA?
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Description: 1968 was the year that changed the world. And for four young Aboriginal sisters, this is the year that would change their lives forever. Around the globe, there was protest and revolution in the streets. Indigenous Australians finally secured the right to vote. There were drugs and the shock of a brutal assassination. And there was Vietnam. The sisters, Cynthia, Gail, Julie and Kay are discovered by Dave, a talent scout with a kind heart, very little rhythm but a great knowledge of soul music. Billed as Australia's answer to 'The Supremes', Dave secures the sisters their first true gig, and flies them to Vietnam to sing for the ... (more)
Release date: 8 August 2012
Tags: 2012 (4), Australia (2), 2010s (2), Drama (2), Comedy (2), Music (1), Aborigines (1), Vietnam War (1), 103 Min (1), Musical (1), Australian (1)
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