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Sapphire

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Directed by Basil Dearden
United Kingdom, 1959
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis

A pregnant college student named Sapphire Robbins is murdered in London’s Hampstead Heath. When police superintendent Robert Hazard discovers that the victim was a light-skinned black woman passing as white, it upends his initial assumptions.

Synopsis

A pregnant college student named Sapphire Robbins is murdered in London’s Hampstead Heath. When police superintendent Robert Hazard discovers that the victim was a light-skinned black woman passing as white, it upends his initial assumptions.

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SapphireDirected byBasil Dearden

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Awards & Festivals

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BAFTA Awards
1960 | Winner: Best British Film
1960 | 3 nominations including: Best British Actress
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1959 | 3rd place: Best Director
Edgar Allan Poe Awards
1960 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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