The Resource The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia & Goalpost Film in association with Screen NSW present a Goalpost Pictures production ; screenplay by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; directed by Wayne Blair, (DVD)

The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia & Goalpost Film in association with Screen NSW present a Goalpost Pictures production ; screenplay by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; directed by Wayne Blair, (DVD)

Label
The Sapphires
Title
The Sapphires
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia & Goalpost Film in association with Screen NSW present a Goalpost Pictures production ; screenplay by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; directed by Wayne Blair
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set in 1968, Gail, Cynthia, Julie and Kay seize a risky, but irresistible, chance to launch a professional career singing for U.S. troops in Vietnam. Under the guidance of an R&B-loving Irish musician, Dave Lovelace, the girls transform themselves into a sizzling soul act and set out to make a name for themselves hundreds of miles from home. Inspired by a true story
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Warwick Thornton ; film editor, Dany Cooper ; music, Cezary Skubiszewski ; costume designer, Tess Schofield ; production designer, Melinda Doring
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
In English or French with optional Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf & hearing impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Tory Kittles, Eka Darville
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1989-
  • 1989-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blair, Wayne
  • Thompson, Keith
  • Briggs, Tony
  • Blight, Rosemary
  • Du Fresne, Kylie
  • O'Dowd, Chris
  • Mailman, Deborah
  • Mauboy, Jessica
  • Sebbens, Shari
  • Tapsell, Miranda
  • Kittles, Tory
  • Darville, Eka
  • Briggs, Tony
  • Weinstein Company
  • Screen Australia
  • Goalpost Pictures
  • Screen NSW (New South Wales)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Aboriginal Australians
Technique
live action
Label
The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia & Goalpost Film in association with Screen NSW present a Goalpost Pictures production ; screenplay by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; directed by Wayne Blair, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play by Tony Briggs
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: The making of The Sapphires; interview with the original Sapphires; the music of The Sapphires with Jessica Mauboy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn846705925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132607368
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WC60736
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)846705925
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company and Screen Australia & Goalpost Film in association with Screen NSW present a Goalpost Pictures production ; screenplay by Keith Thompson and Tony Briggs ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; directed by Wayne Blair, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play by Tony Briggs
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: The making of The Sapphires; interview with the original Sapphires; the music of The Sapphires with Jessica Mauboy
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn846705925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132607368
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WC60736
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)846705925
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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