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.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Wayne Blair

Cast:

  • Chris O'Dowd
  • Deborah Mailman
  • Jessica Mauboy
  • Shari Sebbens
  • Miranda Tapsell
  • Tory Kittles
  • Eka Darville
  • Tanika Lonesborough
  • Nioka Brennan
  • Lynette Narkle

Writers:

  • Tony Briggs
  • Keith Thompson

Producers:

  • Rosemary Blight
  • Kylie du Fresne

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