Aussie Flick ‘The Sapphires’ Heads To Cannes

Go team! The Deborah Mailman, Chris O’Dowd and Jessica Mauboy starrer about an all aboriginal girl singing group in 1968 has been selected to screen at this years Cannes Film Festival. The film chronicles the groups journey to stardom and their gig entertaining U.S. troops in Vietnam. Directed by  Wayne Blair, a talent from Australian TV shows such as LOCHIE LEONARD, DEAD GORGEOUS and DOUBLE TROUBLE the film will be released through E-One/Hopscotch Films on August 9, 2012 in Australia.

Image courtesy of the the Hopscotch website.