Basil is a half-English, half-Greek writer raised in Britain who bears the hallmarks of an uptight, middle-class Englishman.He is waiting at the Athens port of Piraeus on mainland Greece to catch a boat to Crete when he meets a gruff, yet enthusiastic Greek Macedonian peasant and musician named Zorba.
Basil explains to Zorba that he is traveling to a rural Cretan village where his father owns some land, with the intention of reopening a lignite mine and perhaps curing his writer's block.
Zorba relates his experience with mining and convinces Basil to take him along.
Despite its status as a small independent film, and despite never holding the number one spot at the American box office, the movie went on to earn almost U. $369 million, a return of over sixty-one times (6150%) its U. The Worlwide Box Office stopped ringing in $193 million.
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As in David & Layla directed by Jalal Jonroy, My big fat Greek Wedding too celebrates the love and cultural differences.
Love, humanism, comedy, romance all are in that great film.
My Big Fat Greek Weddeing brings people from different background closer and shows how important to accept the 'other' as other in order to be just happy!
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In this series we're exploring the best of Europe. We'll tour popular Santorini — an island on the lip of a still-active volcano.