Papadopoulos & Sons
Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)

Greek immigrant Harry Papadopoulos is a self-made millionaire with a lavish mansion house and extravagant lifestyle. But when the economic downturn hits, Harry suddenly loses everything. The one thing the bank cannot seize is the disused… More

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
DVD Release Date: June 9, 2015
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

The cast is pleasant enough to enliven the generic material, though much of writer-director Marcus Markou's dialogue is beyond salvaging.

Full review…
Stella Papamichael
Radio Times

A late pitch at pathos isn't quite so convincing, but otherwise this is a fresh, funny and poignant snapshot of ethnic life in London.

Full review…
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)

It's a bit laboured and not funny enough but has charm and heart.

Full review…
Jamie S. Rich

There are zero surprises here, but a strong cast and a decent script add up to dependable entertainment.

Full review…
Philip French
Observer (UK)

This flat, feelgood family story transposes the cliches of Zorba the Greek to the present day.

Full review…
Gareth Hutchins
Little White Lies

In its favour, it's a movie with heart, charm and well-crafted characters.

Full review…
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

Just like Arnold Schwarzenegger was told his name was too big for movie posters, Marcus Markou's inspirational debut feature film has an impossible title on purpose.

Full review…
Rich Cline

Some meaty themes and complex performances add badly needed weight to this somewhat simplistic British comedy-drama.

Full review…
Mike McCahill

It's a throwback, but relaxed, sweet and funny with it: a first feature that makes an impression by not pushing too hard to make an impression.

Full review…
More reviews for Papadopoulos & Sons