The Sapphires

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Musical
Running Time:  99 min.
Release Date: April 5, 2013 - Toronto - April 5, 2013 - Toronto
April 12 - Vancouver, Montreal
April 26 - Expands to other cities

DVD: August 6, 2013

Current rating: Rating: 4.30
based on 20 votes and 7 reviews
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Cast: Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell

Inspiration: The Real Sapphires


In 1968, four young, talented Aboriginal girls who have never set foot outside Australia are shipped off to Vietnam to entertain the U.S. troops. While away from home, these girls, known as The Sapphires, learn about love, friendship and the brutalities of war.

Director: Wayne Blair
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Rosemary Blight, Kylie Du Fresne
Screenplay: Tony Briggs, Keith Thompson
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  • 4 stars "This movie was a pun intended. Nice performances, story and the music was bonzer!"
  • 3 stars "what makes this a good movie is that it is based on a true story. The movie is good but not spectacular."
  • 5 stars "This was an excellent movie! The acting and singing were superb! But it was the story that was most interesting, based on true events during the Vietnam war. Loved It!"