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The Sapphires

Breaking into the music business is tough enough even if you are not from a discriminated against group. But with the war raging in Vietnam, four young Aboriginal sisters from Australia (played by Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens and Miranda Tapsell) try to talk a talent scout (Chris O'Dowd) into getting them a gig performing for the troops. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 05 Apr 2013
Video Release: 06 Aug 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Other talented youth trying to break into the music business are portrayed in Dreamgirls and That Thing You Do. Some of the challenges facing Australian Aboriginals are depicted in Rabbit-Proof Fence.

Home Video Extra Features

The Sapphires releases to home video on August 6, 2013. Bonus extras include:

- The Making of The Sapphires

- Interview With The Original Sapphires

- The Music of The Sapphires with Jessica Mauboy

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