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Gail, Cynthia, Julie and Kay are sexy, black, young and talented – and they’ve never set foot outside Australia. Until, in the chaos of 1968, they’re plucked from the obscurity of a remote Aboriginal mission, branded as Australia’s answer to The Supremes, and – grasping the chance of a lifetime – dropped into the jungles of Vietnam to entertain the troops. Inspired by the hit stage-play of the same name.

http://www.hopscotchfilms.com.au/the-sapphires-film

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Wayne Blair
Writers
Tony Briggs  Keith Thompson
Writer of original material
Tony Briggs
Producer
Rosemary Blight  Kylie du Fresne
Executive Producers
Ben Grant  Bob Weinstein  Harvey Weinstein  Tristan Whalley  Lee Soon Kie
Dir. of Photography:
Warwick Thornton
Editor:
Dany Cooper
Cast
Deborah Mailman - Jessica Mauboy - Shari Sebbens - Miranda Tapsell - Chris O'Dowd
Production Completion Date
2012
Genre
Comedy, Musical
Production Company
Goalpost Pictures Australia Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Entertainment One/Hopscotch Films
International Sales
Goalpost Film
Theatrical release
2012/08/08 (France)
2012/08/09 (Australia)
TV release
2015/02/20 (Australia)
Online release
2012/08/31 (Australia)
Video release
2012/12/07 (Australia)
Cable/Sat release
2013/08/11 (Australia)

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  • Development support
  • Production support

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