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Poster for Big Sick, The

Big Sick, The

Opened June, 23rd 2017

Rated R

Runtime 1 hr. 59 min.

Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano, Holly Hunter

Directed by Michael Showalter

Genre Comedy

SynopsisBased on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.