The Big Sick (2017)

Rating
R
Genre
Comedy, Drama, Romance
release date
Director
Michael Showalter
Written by
Cast
Adeel Akhtar, Holly Hunter, Kumail Nanjiani, Ray Romano, Zoe Kazan

Synopsis

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.