Mamma mia! [videorecording (DVD)] / Universal Pictures present in association with Relativity Media, a Playtone/Littlestar production ; produced by Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman ; screenplay by Catherine Johnson ; directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
Contributor(s): Craymer, Judy | Goetzman, Gary | Johnson, Catherine | Lloyd, Phyllida | Streep, Meryl | Brosnan, Pierce | Firth, Colin | Skarsgård, Stellan | Walters, Julie | Cooper, Dominic | Seyfried, Amanda | Baranski, Christine | Andersson, Benny | Ulvaeus, Björn | ABBA (Musical group) | Universal Pictures Corporation | Relativity Media | Playtone (Firm) | Littlestar (Firm) | Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2008Edition: [Widescreen edition].Description: 1 videodisc (108 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscSubject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Greece -- Drama | Fathers and daughters -- Greece -- Drama | Weddings -- Greece -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Madre e hija -- Grecia -- Teatro | Padre e hija -- Grecia -- Teatro | DVD-Video discsGenre/Form: Musical films. | Romantic comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films. | Comedy films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Longing to discover the identity of her true father before she exchanges her wedding vows, the daughter of a once-rebellious single mother secretly invites a trio of paternal candidates to her upcoming wedding in this feature adaptation of the beloved stage musical. Independent-minded single mother Donna (Meryl Streep) has always done her best to raise her spirited daughter, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), while simultaneously running a successful hotel on a small Greek island, but now the time has come for this hardworking mom to finally let go. In just a few days, Sophie will be married, and Donna will stand by bittersweetly as her little girl takes flight. Of course, Donna's lifelong friends Rosie (Julie Walters) and Tanya (Christine Baranski) will both be present at the wedding, but unbeknownst to the mother, Sophie has furtively invited three very special guests of her own. When Sophie walks down the aisle on that fateful day, she wants her father to hand her off. The only problem is that Donna has never revealed the true identity of Sophie's father, leaving the resourceful future bride to narrow the list down to three potential candidates. Now, as three key figures from Donna's past return to the picturesque Mediterranean shores they all walked 20 years prior, one beautiful bride will discover the secret of her past while one lonely mother finds out that it's never too late for a little romance. Phyllida Lloyd, director of both the original London sensation as well as the hit Broadway incarnation, makes her feature directorial debut with this big-screen version of the beloved musical featuring 22 classic ABBA hits. Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, and Dominic Cooper co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Title from container.
Based on the songs of ABBA.
Special features: Sing-a-long: "The name of the game; ' deleted musical number; feature commentary with director Phyllida Lloyd.
Director of photography, Haris Zambarloukos ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music and lyrics, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus ; musical director, Martin Lowe ; choreography, Anthony Van Laast.
Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski.
20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sex-related comments.
RATED PG: Parental guidance recommended for younger viewers. NOTE: Contains sexual references.
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.