Mamma Mia! The Movie is a jukebox musical romantic comedy film directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Catherine Johnson based on the musical of the same namealso written by Johnson, which itself is based on the songs of pop group ABBAincluding the title songwith additional music composed by ABBA member Benny Andersson. The plot follows a young bride-to-be who invites three men to her upcoming wedding, each one with the possibility of being her father.
Principal photography primarily took place on the island of SkopelosGreece from August to September The film was distributed by Universal Pictures. A sequeltitled Mamma Mia! Here We Go Againwas released on July 20, with most of the main cast returning.
On the A Mamma Mia - Ovidio Sarra E Il Suo Complesso - A Mamma Mia island Da Rockwilder - Various - How High - The Soundtrack Kalokairi, year-old bride-to-be Sophie Sheridan reveals to her bridesmaids, Ali and Lisa, that she has secretly invited three men to her wedding without telling her mother, Donna "Honey, Honey".
She hopes that her father will walk her down the aisle at her big day, and believes that after she spends time with them she will know which is her father. Donna shows off the villa to Rosie and Tanya. The three men arrive and Sophie escorts them to their room. She doesn't reveal that she believes one of them is her A Mamma Mia - Ovidio Sarra E Il Suo Complesso - A Mamma Mia , but does explain that she and not her mother sent the invitations.
She tells them to hide so Donna will be surprised by the old friends of whom she "so often" favorably speaks. They overhear Donna working and swear not to reveal Sophie's secret.
Donna spies them and is dumbfounded to find herself facing former lovers "Mamma Mia"demanding they leave. She confides in Tanya and Rosie that she truly does not know which of the three fathered Sophie. Tanya and Rosie rally her spirits by getting her to dance with an all female ensemble of staff and islanders "Dancing Queen". Sophie finds the men aboard Bill's yacht, and they sail around Kalokairi, telling stories of Donna's carefree youth "Our Last Summer". When Sam, Bill, and Harry arrive, Sophie decides to talk with each of them alone.
While her bachelorette party friends dance with the men "Voulez Vous"Sophie learns from Bill that Donna received the money for her villa from his great-aunt Sofia. Sophie guesses she must be Sofia's namesake. She asks him to give her away and keep their secret until the wedding. Sophie's happiness is short-lived as Sam and Romeo & Juliet - Various - Hit Parade International 3/92 each pull her aside to tell her they are her father and will give her away.
Sophie, overwhelmed by the consequences of raising the hopes of all three "fathers", faints. In the morning, Rosie and Tanya assure Donna they will take care of the men. Bill and Harry intend to tell each other what they learned the previous night, but Rosie interrupts them. Donna confronts Sophie, believing Sophie wants the wedding stopped. Sophie says that all she wants is to avoid her mother's mistakes. Sam accosts Donna, concerned about Sophie getting married A Mamma Mia - Ovidio Sarra E Il Suo Complesso - A Mamma Mia young.
Donna confronts him and they realize they still have feelings for each other "SOS". Sophie confesses to Sky and asks for his help. He reacts angrily to Sophie's deception and she turns to her mother for support.
As Donna A Mamma Mia - Ovidio Sarra E Il Suo Complesso - A Mamma Mia her daughter dress for the wedding, their rift is healed and Donna reminisces about Sophie's childhood "Slipping Through My Fingers". Donna admits her mother disowned her when she became pregnant and Sophie asks Donna to give her away.
As the bridal party walks to the chapel, Sam intercepts Donna, who reveals the pain she felt over losing him "The Winner Takes it All". Sophie and Donna walk down the aisle as the band plays. Donna tells Sophie and all gathered that her father could be any of the three men. Sam reveals that while he left Donna to get married, he did not go through with it, but returned to find Donna with another man Bill.
The men do not want paternity confirmed, each agreeing to be one-third of a father for Sophie. She tells Sky they should postpone their wedding and travel the world. Sam proposes to Donna, revealing that he is now divorced and has loved her all this time. She accepts and they are married. The couples proclaim their love. Sophie and Sky sail away. A soundtrack album was released on July 7, by Decca and Polydor in the United States and internationally, respectively.
The recording was produced by Benny Andersson. The album features sixteen musical numbers within the film, including a hidden track. The deluxe edition of the soundtrack album was Unknown Title - Unknown Artist - Unknown Title on November 25, Most of the outdoor scenes were filmed on location at the small Greek island of Skopelosin Thessaly during August September and the seaside hamlet of Damouchari in the Pelion area of Greece.
On Skopelos, Kastani beach on the south west coast was the film's main location site. Real trees were utilised for the set, watered daily through an automated watering system and given access to daylight in order to keep them growing.
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It was the first time all four members of ABBA had been photographed together since In NovemberMamma Mia! It sold 1, copies on its first day of release, breaking the previous record held by Titanic bycopies. By the end ofthe Official UK Charts Company declared that it had become the biggest selling DVD ever in the UK, with one in every four households owning a copy over 5 million copies sold.
In the United KingdomMamma Mia! It managed to hold onto the top spot for 2 weeks, narrowly keeping Pixar 's WALL-E from reaching 1 in its second week.
It was also the highest-grossing movie directed by a woman, until it was surpassed by Patty Jenkins ' Wonder Woman in The website's critical consensus reads, "This jukebox musical is full of fluffy fun but rough singing voices and a campy tone might not make you feel like 'You Can Dance' the whole 90 minutes.
BBC Radio Mark Broom Feat. Drax - Section 2 (Alan Fitzpatrick Edit) Live's film critic Mark Kermode admitted to enjoying the film, despite describing the experience as 'the closest you get to see A-List actors doing drunken karaoke'.
The casting of actors not known for their singing abilities led to some mixed reviews. Following the film's financial success, Hollywood studio chief David Linde, the co-chairman of Universal Picturessaid that it would take a while, but there would be a sequel.
Reviews were generally good with critics praising the performances and musical numbers. It held the top spot on the charts for the week ending of November 3, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Theatrical release poster. Judy Craymer Gary Goetzman. Relativity Media Littlestar Productions Playtone. United Kingdom Germany United States . See also: Mamma Mia!
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