Trivia: In the Easter scene, Aunt Voula comes over to Ian and Toula and says to Ian, "Let me touch your hair". This was not in the script. Voula forgot her lines and immediately came up with the hair improv.
Trivia: After surpassing "The Blair Witch Project" in October 2002, the film became the highest grossing independent film of all time until "The Passion of the Christ" in March 2004. It took more than five months to reach that goal, as the film was originally released in the United States on April 21, 2002 and had a limited release.