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Mamma Mia! Movie Review Summary

Actors: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan

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Sophie lives on a Greek island with her single mom, Donna, who owns a small inn. Sophie is days away from her wedding to Sky, and it is her dream for her dad to walk her down the aisle. Only she doesn't know his identity. Reading her mom's diary, she learns about three men her mom previously dated, Sam, Bill, and Harry. Sophie invites all three to her wedding, making it out that it was Donna who sent for them. All three show up on the island, and Sophie hides them in the inn. She confesses that it was her who sent the invites, and that one of them could be her father. Soon, Donna's girlfriends arrive on the island as well. When Donna discovers the three men in her inn, and could not believe her eyes. She tells them to leave, but the three hideout in Bill's boat docked in the harbor. Sophie goes to the potential dads, and pleads that they stay for the wedding. At Sophie's bachelorette party, her "dads," each volunteer to walk her down the aisle, overwhelmed, Sophie faints. Meanwhile, it is revealed that Donna and Sam have unresolved feelings for each other, but no one is acting on it. Before the wedding, Sky confesses to Sophie that he is having cold feet. At the wedding, Sophie and Sky agree not to go on with the ceremony, planning a trip around the world instead. Sam declares his love for Donna, and they get married on the spot.
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Best part of story, including ending: It's a funny guessing game between Bill, Harry, and Sam, who have three totally different personalities.

Best scene in story: When Donna thinks she's hallucinating and sees all three men in one room.

Opinion about the main character: Sophie is idealistic and a romantic, maybe deep down, she invited the guys because she wants her mom to find the right one for her too.

The review of this Movie prepared by Tina Medina a Level 30 Banded Kingfisher scholar

Sophie Sheridan is about to be married. She found in her mother's diary that Sam Carmichael, Bill Anderson, or Harry Bright might be her father. She invites the three men to her wedding in hopes of finding out which one her father is. The three men arrive and Sophie wants them to surprise her mother Donna. When Donna finds out that the three men are there, she gets angry and wants them to leave. Donna is not sure which one is Sophie's father. Later, the three men tell stories to Sophie about her mother. Sophie decides to talk to each of the men separately. Sophie cannot find out who her real father is so she can ask him to give her away at her wedding. Sophie decides that Donna should give her away at her wedding. The time comes when Sophie finds out who her real father is.
Best part of story, including ending: What I liked most about this story was that Sophie wanted to find who her real father was.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when Sophie finds out who her real father is because it was heartwarming.

Opinion about the main character: What I liked most about Sophie was that she had a good heart.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar

Script Analysis of Mamma Mia!

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Greece Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on    -   sail boat Misc setting    -   beach

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   play

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