My life in ruins
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
0024543602347, 024543602347

Notes

General Note
Special features: Deleted scenes; alternate ending; "Everybody loves Poupi:" featurette on Greek God Alexis Georgoulis; audio commentary by Nia Vardalos; audio commentary by director Donald Petrie; audio commentary by writer Mike Reiss.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, José Luis Alcaine ; editor, Patrick J. Don Vito ; music, David Newman.
Participants/Performers
Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, María Ádanez, Sheila Bernette, María Botto, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis, Ralph Nossek, Bernice Stegers, Harland Williams.
Description
Georgia came to Greece to follow a man. Cast aside, she finds herself alone and adrift in this foreign land. Eventually, her passion for history leads her to a job as a tour guide. But Georgia is bored, and has lost her 'kefi' (Greek for mojo) to boot. When Poupi replaces her regular driver at the last minute, Georgia thinks that her luck has just hit rock bottom. Thankfully, Georgia's latest batch of tourists is a more lively bunch than she's anticipated, and in between bouts with rival tour guide Nico, she manages to form a genuine connection with wisecracking widower Irv. Irv is a solo vacationer who maintains a jovial facade despite the fact that he misses his late wife dearly. With a little help from Irv, Georgia comes to realize that true love may be closer than she thinks.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround.
Language
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby surround) dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Local note
DVD

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APA Citation (style guide)

Chydzik Sowa, M., Marciano, N., Reiss, M., Petrie, D., Vardalos, N., Dreyfuss, R., Adánez, M., Bernette, S., Botto, M., Dratch, R., Georgoulis, A., Nossek, R., Stegers, B., Williams, H., & Newman, D. (2009). My life in ruins. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michelle. Chydzik Sowa et al.. 2009. My Life in Ruins. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michelle. Chydzik Sowa et al., My Life in Ruins. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Chydzik Sowa, Michelle., et al. My Life in Ruins. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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