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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)

 -  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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carl Rice ...
Dave the Gardener
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Harry Papadopoulos
Selina Cadell ...
Mrs. Parrington
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James Papadopoulos
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Katie Papadopoulos
Thomas Underhill ...
Martin Ball ...
Awards Presenter
Chris Simmons ...
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Ivanno Jeremiah ...
Door Knocker
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News Reporter
Jimmy Roussounis ...
Fat Laki
Paul Herzberg ...
Nicholas
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Rob
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Sophie
George Potts ...
Rupert
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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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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!
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Spiros Papadopoulos: Then it's only death!
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Father and Son
5 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

For those who want more from Stephen Dillane than seeing him in supporting TV roles as in John Adams, Hunted, Secret State and Game of Thrones, this is the film to pick. Papadopolous and Sons' story can be told in less than a minute. It may neither have the most original conflict nor a remarkable solution. (Of becoming poor it only shows the more beautiful aspects.) But there's something organic in the writing and the acting that makes you smile and not care about it. It's life! And it feels like life. P&S shows Mr Dillane's qualities more than anything else that I've recently seen. This may be due to his unpredictability in acting. I don't know any other actor who so much doesn't look like "acting". And on a leading role this talent even thrives. Thankfully P&S also provides us with Frank Dillane in his first bigger role after Harry Potter's Tom Riddle moment. A very promising debut from writer/director Marcus Markou.


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