The Big Sick (2017)

Drama, Comedy, Romance
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Michael Showalter
Written by
Holly Hunter, Kumail Nanjiani, Ray Romano, Zoe Kazan, Adeel Akhtar
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The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (Kumail Nanjiani) and grad student Emily Gordon (Zoe Kazan) who fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings.