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The Sapphires

Author: Wayne BlairRosemary BlightKylie Du FresneKeith ThompsonTony BriggsAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by a true story, it's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Historical films
Musical films
War films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Blair; Rosemary Blight; Kylie Du Fresne; Keith Thompson; Tony Briggs; Chris O'Dowd; Deborah Mailman; Jessica Mauboy; Shari Sebbens; Miranda Tapsell; Tory Kittles; Eka Darville; Weinstein Company.; Yucaipa Films.; Screen Australia.; Screen NSW (New South Wales); Goalpost Pictures.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 846705925
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Adapted from the stage play The Sapphires by Tony Briggs.
Special features: The making of The Sapphires ; interview with the original Sapphires ; the music of The Sapphires with Jessica Mauboy.
Credits: Director of photography, Warwick Thornton ; editor, Dany Cooper ; original music composed by Cezary Skubiszewski ; choreographer, Stephen Page.
Cast: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Tory Kittles, Eka Darville.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Responsibility: The Weinstein Company, Yucaipa Films, Screen Australia and Goalpost Film present, in association with Screen NSW ; a Goalpost Pictures production ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; written by Keith Thompson & Tony Briggs ; directed by Wayne Blair.

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Inspired by a true story, it's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam.

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