ABBA: The Movie
Director: Lasse Hallström Run Time: 105 min.
Starring: Agnetha Fältskog, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Robert Hughes
“ABBA: The Movie –Fan Event” will take attendees on a flashback journey to the 1970s when disco reigned supreme, and ABBA were international pop royalty.The film stars the members of ABBAand was captured by director Lasse Hallströmduring the group’s mega-successful 1977 Australian tour. The now cult-classic music film provides a rare look at the hugely popular group during the height of their popularity and includes backstage footage as well as full-length performances of some of ABBA’s greatest hits including “Dancing Queen,” “Tiger,” “Name Of The Game,” and “Eagle.” Themovie’s subplot is a mockumentary-style story of a country radio discjockey who attempts to land an interview with the band. As deadlines loom—it is a slapstick mix of happenstance and error by the young DJ who is tasked with getting the coveted interview while ABBA’s dedicated bodyguard does everything he can to stop it from happening. “ABBA: The Movie”DCP was remastered from IP and scanned at 2K resolution. During the remastering process, dirt, scratches, and stains were digitally removed and the audio was restored to provide an “A” quality representation of the film. The remaster was completed at Motion Picture Imaging on the Warner Bros. studio lot.