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Movie guide-My big fat greek wedding

Movie guide-My big fat greek wedding - Chapter 7 Gender...

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Chapter 7: Gender Roles and Power in the Family FILM My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 2002 (Playtone, MPH Entertainment, Gold Circle Films, HBO Independent Productions) MPAA Rating : PG for sensuality and language Format : DVD/VHS Plot Outline: Toula, a 30-year-old Greek woman struggling with her cultural identity and going against the traditional female roles in her family, falls in love with a non- Greek. Ian, her eager fiancé, finally wins over her family. LINKS TO MARRIAGES & FAMILIES Gender Strengths and Issues in Gender Roles Emotion work Diversity in families Gender Roles Traditional Versus Contemporary Views of Gender Roles An International Perspective Power in Families Types of Power Patterns Equalitarian Roles and Marital Satisfaction DESCRIPTION OF CLIP [Scene 4, “Head vs. Neck,” on DVD . On VHS, play from the beginning of the movie until the counter reaches 24:18 In the first few minutes of the movie, there are strong cultural messages about what is appropriate behavior for Greek men and women. When Toula wants to go to
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