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

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

Label
The Sapphires
Title
The Sapphires
Statement of responsibility
The Weinstein Company, Yucaipa Films, Screen Australia and Goalpost Film present, in association with Screen NSW ; a Goalpost Pictures production ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; written by Keith Thompson & Tony Briggs ; directed by Wayne Blair
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Inspired by a true story, it's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertain the US troops in Vietnam
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Warwick Thornton ; editor, Dany Cooper ; original music composed by Cezary Skubiszewski ; choreographer, Stephen Page
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexuality, a scene of war violence, some language, thematic elements and smoking
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S27 2013
PerformerNote
Chris O'Dowd, Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Shari Sebbens, Miranda Tapsell, Tory Kittles, Eka Darville
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blair, Wayne
  • Blight, Rosemary
  • Du Fresne, Kylie
  • Thompson, Keith
  • Briggs, Tony
  • O'Dowd, Chris
  • Mailman, Deborah
  • Mauboy, Jessica
  • Sebbens, Shari
  • Tapsell, Miranda
  • Kittles, Tory
  • Darville, Eka
  • Briggs, Tony
  • Weinstein Company
  • Yucaipa Films
  • Screen Australia
  • Goalpost Film (Firm)
  • Screen NSW (New South Wales)
  • Goalpost Pictures
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girl groups (Musical groups)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Conjuntos musicales
  • Conflicto vietnamita, 1961-1975
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company, Yucaipa Films, Screen Australia and Goalpost Film present, in association with Screen NSW ; a Goalpost Pictures production ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; written by Keith Thompson & Tony Briggs ; directed by Wayne Blair, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Adapted from the stage play The Sapphires by Tony Briggs
  • 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 (99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013132607368
  • 013132607382
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, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Sapphires, The Weinstein Company, Yucaipa Films, Screen Australia and Goalpost Film present, in association with Screen NSW ; a Goalpost Pictures production ; produced by Rosemary Blight and Kylie Du Fresne ; written by Keith Thompson & Tony Briggs ; directed by Wayne Blair, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Adapted from the stage play The Sapphires by Tony Briggs
  • 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 (99 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 013132607368
  • 013132607382
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, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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