TWC Sets March USA Release Date For 'The Sapphires' - Australia's Answer To The Supremes

From Shadow and Act Sat Jan 26 2013, 10:04:54

The Weinstein Company acquired global distribution rights to the Australian film, calling it a "feel-good" movie, after it screened at the Cannes Film Festival last May, and it was announced yesterdau that TWC will open the film in the USA on March 22. It's an Australian musical drama titled The Sapphires, which is inspired by the real-life story of a soul singing quartet comprised of 4 Aborigine women (all sisters) who were the heroines of a play in which writer/director Wayne Blair was an actor in 2005. Fast-forward 7 years later, and that experience has been reimagined as a feature-length film that's captured audiences all over the world, as it's...

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