Nick Giannopoulos aka Steve Karamitsis and his best buddy Frank, played by Vince Colosimo, reprise his role from the 2000 classic and are back on the big screen in the new movie Wog Boys Forever.
Giannopoulos – along with Sarah Roberts and comedian Sooshi Mango – directs the new film in which Karamitsis is still single two decades later and working as a taxi driver. The film also features Liam Seymour and Annabel Marshall-Roth.
“I’m so excited to finally release Wog Boys Forever. Especially after two long hard years,” Giannopoulos said on Facebook when he announced the films premiere on September 22 at the Palais Theater in Melbourne.
“My father died just before we started filming. This film is dedicated to him and to all our parents and grandparents who have come to this country to create a better life for us,” he added in a separate post, stressing the importance of this film.
A hero’s journey, albeit unconventional, Wog Boys Forever explores the dark night of the soul Karamitsis must endure before returning to his truth, that “Where there’s a Wog, there’s always a way!”.
His sad and lonely life continues to pass him by until one day an old flame unexpectedly jumps into his taxi. He soon realizes that ex-girlfriend Cleo may be the one who escaped all those years ago.
Steve tries to win her back, but Cleo’s 18-year-old son Michael thinks he’s a loser, not to mention that she already has a boyfriend, the infamous nightclub owner Goldi.
Despite these setbacks, Karamitsis is still determined to win her over. But just when he thought life couldn’t get any more complicated, Immigration Secretary Brianna Beagle-Thorpe hatches a plan with her brother Clayton to take revenge on the Wog Boy for destroying their 20-year-long political career. deceased mother Raelene. earlier.
With Frank’s help, Karamitsis is once again forced to fight the corrupt forces of evil and use all his Greco-Australian humor to try to outwit her.
The film is strictly 15+ and will also be shown in Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane.
When: World premiere on Thursday, September 22 at 7 PM, then September 23-24 at 4 PM and September 25 at 3 PM
Where: Melbourne Palais Theatre, Lower Esplanade, St Kilda, Vic