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Show-biz fable 'The Sapphires' clichéd but enjoyable

Friday, April 12, 2013
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If you enjoyed “Strictly Ballroom” or “The Commitments,” which is to say if you fell for the slightly pushy charms of those show-business fables (one fantasy Australian, the other Irish, though directed by an Englishman), then chances are you’ll go for this true-ish story of an Aborigine singing group entertaining the American troops, enemy fire be damned, in 1968....

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