ABBA: The Movie

ABBA: The Movie

Director: Lasse Hallström Cast: Robert Hughes, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson

Blu-ray (Dutch Import)

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ABBA, the spirited Swedish pop-singing group who skyrocketed to fame with their 1974 single "Waterloo," star in this loosely constructed vehicle. The story involves the efforts of a diligent DJ to secure an interview with the group while they're on tour in Australia. Eighteen of ABBA's hits are heard on the soundtrack and seen in grainy 16 mm concert footage, shot in March 1977. ABBA: The Movie was thus filmed some five years prior to the group's breakup. The film's director was Sweden's Lasse Hallström, who later gained infamy for his arthouse success My Life as a Dog (1985).

Product Details

Release Date: 10/28/2008
UPC: 0602517783225
Original Release: 1977
Source: Imports
Sales rank: 22,622

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Hughes Disc Jockey
Björn Ulvaeus Himself
Benny Andersson Himself
Agnetha Fältskog Herself
Anni-Frid Lyngstad Herself
Bruce Barry Radio station manager
Tom Oliver Bodyguard / Bartender / Taxi Driver
Stig Anderson Himself
Harry Lawrence Actor
Ray Marshall Actor
ABBA Actor

Technical Credits
Lasse Hallström Director,Editor,Original Story,Screenwriter
Stig Anderson Songwriter,Producer
Benny Andersson Songwriter
Bob Caswell Original Story,Screenwriter
Paul Onorato Cinematographer
Björn Ulvaeus Songwriter

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ABBA: The Movie 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Abbafan More than 1 year ago
I have this one and i enjoy everythying from start to finsh. It's also amusing as to Robert Hughes cahracter has a difficult time trying to get to interview the group
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This DVD provides a personal tour with ABBA in Australia. The music was good. Interviews were funny. Highly recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I highly reccomend this dvd for any Abba lover. Gives insight to the Australian tour 1977. Kept my attention throughout the movie. They have a mezmerizing stage appearance. Makes me want to buy more of thier concert videos to relive Abbamania.