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The Sapphires

In a nutshell, The Sapphires is like an indie version of Sparkle meets Dreamgirls. It’s based on the true story of an aboriginal singing group that was basically Australia’s answer to The Supremes during the late 1960s. And while the story itself is interesting, the performances solid, and the music engaging, the film suffers from an extremely muddy narrative. It’s all over the place. That said, if you’re a fan of soul music and Motown, it’s definitely worth checking out – if not immediately, then down the road as a rental. Here’s the gist: