Mamma Mia! The Movie
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd
Starring Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan
Paramount Home Entertainment
Release date: December 16, 2008
I have a confession to make that might be a bit embarrassing. I am a closet musical fan. I think it might have been my exposure to Disney cartoons as a child and my love for impromptu dance sequences that attributed to this love but I am a sucker for them. So, it was only natural that, when given the opportunity, I took the chance watch and review Mamma Mia! The Movie for Blu-ray.
Based on the extremely popular Broadway show, Mamma Mia! The Movie tells the story of Sophie, played by Amanda Seyfried. Sophie is about to be married and her only wish is to be walked down the aisle by her father. The problem is, he left before she was born and her mother Donna (Meryl Streep) has never talked about him. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie decides to invite her father to the wedding in the guise of Donna. Narrowing down the potential candidates for her father based on Donna’s diary, she invites Harry (Colin Firth), Sam (Pierce Brosnan), and Bill (Stellan Sarsgard) to the wedding and knows for sure that she will know who her father is just by looking at them. Obviously Donna finds out as old feelings resurface and hilarity and singing ensue.
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