Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Sapphires Are Still Shining

The Australian film that has become an international hit The Sapphires has earned director Wayne Blair a moniker as one of influential Variety's Ten Directors To Watch.

Based on a real story The Sapphires tells the story of an Indigenous girl group who travelled to Vietnam in 1968 to entertain US troops. It received a standing ovation when screened at Cannes this year and stars Deborah Mailman, Shari Sebbens and Jessica Mauboy.

Director Blair also has a hit on his hands with a staring role in the ABC TV series Redfern Now.

Below is a clip from the movie : What A Man