It would of been better if both these identities were represented in a non-politcal manner. Other similarities between two cultures are music. I absolutely loved this movie!!! Until this movie, I guess that we are the only ones supporting marriage after a particular age, but I think it is good to hear other voices. Her mother convinces Gus to let her take some computer classes at college making him think it's his idea. Taula's father gets mad that Miller is not a Greek man and does not accept him as a groom. When they are together I observed that different background and lifestyle of Toula makes her attractive and irresistible to Miller.
Toula Portokalos is 30, Greek, and works in her family';s restaurant, Dancing Zorba';s, in Chicago. As far as I observe that Greek's daily life and expectations are the same as ours. For more information, go to the. Also, I saw a commercial for the sequel to this film and it looked like everyone is still alive and kicking, so you know, bonus. It's an hysterical movie about closing cultural gaps simply by being human. If you're of Greek descent like me, then you'll appreciate and relate to the very funny but exaggerated tendencies and idiosyncrasies of the Greek Portokalos family. Synopsis Toula Portokalos is 30, Greek, and works in her family's restaurant, Dancing Zorba's, in Chicago.
All her father Gus wants is for her to get married to a nice Greek boy. I was a fan of the first movie and couldn't believe my eyes when I first saw the trailer for the sequel. I really know that this is actually our food. Another similarity is getting married off. Then all family hear it and come home. His parents are not obsessive of racism or religion.
Her father is so Greek that he can even turn 'kimono' means into Greek version. Especially in the wedding ceremony, the tone is very Islamic and they say 'amin' instead of 'amen'. The movie is of light fare, great for the entire family. Then Taula's family is persuaded because they see that her little daughter really loves Miller and wants to marry only with him. The more Greek and Turkish cultures conflict and interact, the more our cultures get similar to each other as we observe here, on the other hand, American's culture is very different from Greek culture. Especially in the wedding ceremony, the tone is very Islamic and they say 'amin' instead of 'amen'.
But Toula is looking for more in life. As Gus says Toula can be 'Portokalos' which means orange and Miller can be 'apple' but they are all fruits. Also Greeks like eating meat like us that's why they feel shocked when they hear that Miller is vegetarian. The more they date the more they get closer which means Families need to meet but Greek family and American family are totally different from each other. I feel like I am watching a Turkish series. Father of the family is Gus which is very racist of Greek and her daughter and other members of the family are Voula, Yiayia, Maria, Nick Portokalos living the same home together. As far as I observe If you are racist and nationalist to people maybe you cannot realize and see the good part of them.
Also, they cannot even pronounce Taula's surname because it is so long and they are not accustomed to hearing it in their daily life but at least they respect her and accept her as a bride. And the list is as followsOverly protective mothers, fathers who can't see the contradiction in their words and actions, grandmothers who cool like crazy, grandfathers who love to the point of ridiculous their grandchildren ,cousins we don't want to talk to, aunts who act weird and uncle who either say the best or worst jokes or even both of them don't ask. Until this movie, I have never known that Turkish and Greek cultures are close like this. Her father is livid over her dating a non-Greek. All her father Gus wants is for her to get married to a nice Greek boy. When it comes down to it, every single one of us has a crazy family, no matter the size or culture.
Format Prime Video streaming online video Devices Available to watch on It's all the insanity, mayhem, and craziness of wedding planning that a comedy could ask for. She looks so nervous because Miller's parents are not talkative and lively like her parents. We see howe loving and caring they all are as a family unit, which includes the extended family. Related Torrents Added Size Seeders Leechers 3 years ago 1. I mean, what culture hasn't experienced this kind of craziness in one way or another? But Toula is looking for more in life.
Her mother convinces Gus to let her take some computer classes at college making him think it';s his idea. The more they date the more they get closer which means Families need to meet but Greek family and American family are totally different from each other. It was not only funny, but realistic. After that day, Family starts to look for different grooms but Taula still loves Miller so much and Miller introduces her to his family. If you loved the first one, you'll enjoy this one just as much! If applicable, we will notify you about this before processing your order.
For example, Greek family is also crowded and depended on each other like us. In Turkey, if you are mature people who have a great job, you need to marry with someone like in the movie. When they are together I observed that different background and lifestyle of Toula makes her attractive and irresistible to Miller. You'll never look at Bundt Cake the same way - or Windex. I think a lot of people can relate to the 'ugly duckling ' story and it's fun and poignant watching Toula blossom. This is a funny movie, very cute.
From the director by 'Everybody's Fine' fame, who really did a good job. In my opinion, 'house' is a symbol and it represents that Greek family really adopt and accept him to their big family. If you're not, go and just laugh at us. As Gus says Toula can be 'Portokalos' which means orange and Miller can be 'apple' but they are all fruits. It would of been better if both these identities were represented in a non-politcal manner. Definitely not what I want to see with my 12 year-old daughter! Until this movie, I have never known that Turkish and Greek cultures are close like this.