The Watching Hour: ABBA - The Movie
Sweden, 1977, 95 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Australia
Genre/Subjects: Comedy, Documentary, Mockumentary, Music
Language: English, Swedish
Plays Friday, March 25th at 10pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax!
Special pre-show by musical wunderkind Ian Cooke, charming you with his delightful renditions of some of ABBA's biggest hits!
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35mm presentation - Bumbling radio DJ Ashley Wallace (Robert Hughes) pursues Swedish pop sensations ABBA across Australia in the hopes of landing an exclusive interview in this 1977 cult classic, released in conjunction with the group's wildly successful "ABBA: The Album." Directed by future Oscar nominee Lasse Hallström, the film captures Anni-Frid, Benny, Björn and Agnetha performing "Waterloo," "Mamma Mia" and other hits as they tour the country.
DIRECTOR: Lasse Hallström
Principal Cast: ABBA, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, Robert Hughes, Tom Oliver, Bruce Barry, Stikkan Andersson, Calvin Cross, Ivar Dahlborn
US Distributor: Warner Bros