How Greek locals and Hollywood stars joined forces to make ‘Mamma Mia’ musical


The hit feature film ‘Mamma Mia,’ set partly on the breath-taking Greek island of Skopelos, is celebrating its 15th birthday this month.

Premiering in July 2008, the simple story about a bride-to-be in search for her father captivated our hearts with many fans flocking to the Greek island to relive the movie.

From the Money Money Money musical number to the Lay All Your Love on Me song, many of these scenes were filmed in Greece.

Cast from the movie performing a musical number in the film.

The director focused on the aqua waters and group dances to provide a boost of serotonin to the audience.

According to, the film’s choreographer said that filming in Greece was also filled with flipper-footed dancers, synchronised swimmers and divers.

On days off, casts mingled with local community members, dined at local restaurants and went jet skiing on the crystal-clear waters.

Source: Insider




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