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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 5 April 2013 (UK)
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Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.

Director:

Marcus Markou

Writer:

Marcus Markou
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carl Rice Carl Rice ... Dave the Gardener
Stephen Dillane ... Harry Papadopoulos
Selina Cadell ... Mrs Parrington
Frank Dillane ... James Papadopoulos
Georgia Groome ... Katie Papadopoulos
Thomas Underhill Thomas Underhill ... Theo Papadopoulos
Martin Ball Martin Ball ... Awards Presenter
Chris Simmons Chris Simmons ... Photographer
Ivanno Jeremiah ... Door Knocker
Marcus Markou ... News Reporter
Jimmy Roussounis Jimmy Roussounis ... Fat Laki
Paul Herzberg Paul Herzberg ... Nicholas
Ed Stoppard ... Rob
Cosima Shaw ... Sophie
George Potts George Potts ... Rupert
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Storyline

Self-made businessman Harry Papadopoulos has got it all; a mansion house; awards and a super rich lifestyle. However, on the eve of a property deal of a lifetime, a financial crisis hits and the banks call in their huge loans. Harry and his family lose everything in an instant. Everything, except the dormant and forgotten Three Brothers Fish & Chip Shop half owned by Harry's larger than life brother Spiros who's been estranged from the family for years. With no alternative, Harry and his family, plant enthusiast James; fashion victim Katie; nerdy Theo and their loyal nanny Mrs. Parrington, are forced to pack their bags, leave their millionaire lifestyle and join 'Uncle Spiros' to live above the neglected Three Brothers chippie. Together they set about bringing the chip shop back to life under the suspicious gaze of the their old rival, Hassan, from the neighbouring Turkish kebab shop whose son has his own eyes on Katie. Each family member must come to terms with their new life in ... Written by Anonymous

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Success is the joy you feel! Only when you lose everything, do you find it all.

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Comedy | Drama

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UK

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

5 April 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Papadopoulos & Sia See more »

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Spiros Papadopoulos: [addressing a crowd] We were children when we came to the U.K. with nothing. We start agin! Fat Laki; the weight you lost is an inspiration. Phil 'the Till'; you've helped many Greeks with your... tax-friendly till machines. Ey... only two things are certain in life; death and taxes. Unless you're Greek!
[laughter and applause]
Spiros Papadopoulos: Then it's only death!
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ZORBA'S DANCE
Written by Mikis Theodorakis
Performed by Hungarian State Orchestra
Courtesy of Intuition, a division of Schott Music GmbH & Co.
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Nice movie...
19 January 2019 | by Thanos_KaragiorasSee all my reviews

"Papadopoulos & Sons" is a Comedy - Drama movie in which we watch a self-made millionaire losing everything in the latest banking crisis. Since he doesn't have another option he re-unites with his brother who is very different than him and they come up with the idea to re-open their abandoned fish and chip shop from where all started.

I liked this movie because it has a well-written script, an interesting plot with some very important plot twists and very good interpretations by its cast. The direction which was made by Marcus Markou who is also the writer, it was very good and he did a great job on it. I enjoyed the way he presented the stories of the brothers without giving so much information in the beginning but as the story continued he presented more. Regarding the interpretations, I have to admit that I enjoyed very much the interpretations of Stephen Dillane who played as Harry Papadopoulos and Georges Corraface who played as Spiros Papadopoulos. Some other interpretations that have to be mentioned were Cosima Shaw's who played as Sophie, Frank Dillane who played as James Papadopoulos and Thomas Underhill's who played as Theo Papadopoulos.

Finally, I have to say that "Papadopoulos & Sons" is a nice comedy movie which combines very well comedy with drama and has an interesting plot. I recommend everyone to watch this movie because I am sure that you are going to laugh a lot and you will have a great time watching it.


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