Excerpt: Loosely based on a true story, but bearing no resemblance to anything except previous feel-good pap, The Sapphires finds four female Aboriginal Australian singers teaming up with a drunken Irish manager (Chris O’Dowd) and setting out to perform classic soul numbers for American soldiers fighting in...
Excerpt: The words, inspired by a true story, are enough to send many film fans scattering for cover based on some very shady movies that have abused the moniker. The Sapphires however, as their name implies, shines, and how closely o the truth the film follows, you won’t care.
Excerpt: Based on a true story, "The Sapphires" is funny and moving, but most of all it is entertaining, a tribute to the adventurous central singing group. The cast of this crowd pleaser is strong and sassy and rarely miss a beat.
Excerpt: ‘The sapphires’ is een prima film over vier Aboriginal-meisjes die optreden voor de Amerikaanse troepen in Vietnam, losjes gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal en met een knappe rol van Chris O’Dowd.