By ROSIE WATERLAND
Remember that awesome Australian movie The Sapphires? You know the one I mean – about that white dude who has four slightly tanned back-up singers? The standout star was Chris O’Dowd? Some skinny Aussie girls were in it?
Allow me to refresh your memory:
Remember that movie? Yeah – me either. But that’s the DVD cover about to be released across the USA and Canada.
I do remember an awesome film about an Australian indigenous girl-group who performed for the troops in Vietnam, while exploring issues of race, identity, love and relationships. I do remember Chris O’Dowd being fabulous in his role of manager as one part of an ensemble cast in which the incredible indigenous women were the stand-outs.
Am I crazy, or did the person who designed that cover see a different film to me?
This is the movie I watched: