MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING
Director: Joel Zwick
Feature film | USA | 2002
95 min | Dolby SR
36th Hof International Film Festival
Everyone in the Portokalos family worries about Toula. Still unmarried at 30-years-old, she works at Dancing Zorba’s, the Greek restaurant owned by her parents, Gus and Maria, and smells like garlic bread. Her days are drab and dull, just like her hair, her clothes, and her attitude. Toula listens quietly as her family tsk-tsks about her sad situation. She refuses offers by her father to send her to Greece to find a husband. It’s like she doesn’t want to get married.
The very thought sends her relatives into a mad fit of genuflection. Still, Toula wishes for something more, something for herself. Just when she’s wishing she were braver, or prettier, she locks eyes on a tall, handsome stranger. Toula is ready for a change. Unfortunately, the rest of her family is not …