The Big Sick

The Big Sick
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 59min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Michael Showalter
  • Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Culture clash comedy written by real life couple Emily V Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani. It plays out with charming, sometimes toe-curling honesty and an acknowledgement of how complicated life can get when expectations weigh heavy and tradition unceremoniously intervenes.

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The Big Sick

24 Jul 20174 stars

Autobiographical culture-clash rom-com, written by and starring Kumail Nanjiani

That this unconventional, appealingly awkward romantic comedy is based on a true story makes perfect sense. Life is, after all, stranger and more messy than fiction. Leading man Kumail Nanjiani co-wrote the script with his wife Emily V Gordon and it…

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