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THE SAPPHIRES

Written by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs
Directed by Wayne Blair

2012

CHRIS O'DOWD
DEBORAH MAILMAN
JESSICA MAUBOY
SHARI SEBBENS
MIRANDA TAPSELL

The Australian box office hit of 2012 and the 14th highest grossing Australian film of all time. The Sapphires is about four young, talented Australian Aboriginal women who learn about love, friendship and war when their all-girl group The Sapphires entertains the US troops in Vietnam in 1968. Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES is a celebration of music, family and self-discovery.
 
Produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie du Fresne for Goalpost Pictures, THE SAPPHIRES premiered at the 2012 Cannes International Film Festival, screened in Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival and. the film won twelve AACTA awards in 2013 including Best Film and Best Direction.