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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Nia Vardalos
John Corbett
Lainie Kazan
Joey Fatone
Directors
Joel Zwick
Screenwriters
Nia Vardalos
Running Time
95 minutes

My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Predictable but endearing romantic comedy with superb comic timing and John Corbett to boot.


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Plot
A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.


Verdict
This is the kind of romantic comedy you wish you saw more often: funny without resorting to gross gags, warm without being too sentimental and with characters that are loveable rather than stereotypes. A reminder that, while studios rush to outdo each other with expensive eye candy, simple films can be the most satisfying.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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