Desperate for independence and privacy, she applies to schools across the country. Meanwhile, when Toula and Ian are on a date night to rekindle their romance, their family catches them kissing in their car outside their house.
Because Ian is not Greek, Toula keeps the relationship secret from her family, but her parents find out when a family friend sees them kissing in a parking lot. At the reception, Gus gives a speech accepting Ian and his parents as family. The movie ends with the entire family dropping Paris off at her college dorm in New York.
He said, "Come on, write something, will you? When Ian proposes to Toula, she happily accepts, but Gus is upset that Ian did not ask him for permission to date Toula, let alone marry her. One day at the restaurant, Toula notices a handsome young customer—Ian Miller, a high school teacher.
Ian and Toula cannot marry in the Greek Orthodox Church unless Ian converts, and Toula is already worried the wedding will be a fiasco.
Toula tells Paris she can go to the prom if she attends the reception later. She seems to have mellowed out into a more eccentric, but lovable elderly Greek woman, who no longer mistakes her family for Turks. In the second film, he is now married and has four sons.
And we have chemistry because we never "did it.
She longs for an independent life away from the restaurant and her intrusive family. Toula insists she loves Ian.
But she assures her that when the time comes, she can marry whomever she wants. She tries to speak to him, only to embarrass herself with her social awkwardness. She trades her thick glasses for contact lenses and her baggy, drab clothes for flattering, colorful outfits.
Her staunchly proud Greek immigrant parents, Gus and Maria, raised their daughters to follow their cultural traditions of marriage and motherhood. Production[ edit ] In a interview for her film My Life in Ruinsasked about a possible sequel to the hit romantic comedy My Big Fat Greek WeddingNia Vardalos stated that she had an idea for a sequel and had started writing it, hinting that, like Ruins, the film would be set in Greece.One thing is for sure, for better or worse, for richer or poorer, with Ian's proposal Toula is headed for her big, fat Greek wedding.
Special features - “A Look Back at My Big Fat Greek Wedding” – 30 minute retrospective on the making of the film, featuring Nia Vardalos and John Corbett/5(K).
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (1,) IMDb 94 min PG Subtitles and Closed Captions Nia Vardalos stars as a girl who creates a stir within her traditional Greek family by falling for a guy with one flaw--he's not Greek!
Jul 03, · "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star Nia Vardalos has filed for divorce from her husband, Ian Gomez. Vardalos filed divorce docs in an L.A.
County court Tuesday the couple has one daughter. One woman's rocky road to the altar gets played for laughs in this comedy, adapted from the one-woman off-Broadway show written by and starring Nia Vardalos. Toula (Vardalos) is a Greek-American 76%.
Jun 21, · Watch video · My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a very simple, funny romance story that would probably be most appreciated by female audiences.
Nia Vardalos (the film's writer and star) is Toula Portokalos, a quiet young woman from a zany Greek /10(K). My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 is a American romantic comedy film directed by Kirk Jones and written by Nia Vardalos. The film stars Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Andrea Martin, Ian Gomez and Elena Kampouris.
It is the sequel to the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding.Download