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The Big Sick

Theatrical Release Date:  28 Jul 2017
Home Ent. Release Date:  20 Nov 2017
Cert:   15

Synopsis:

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) 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. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he's never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Directed By:

  • Michael Showalter

Starring:

  • Kumail Nanjiani
  • Zoe Kazan
  • Ray Romano
  • Holly Hunter

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Zoe Kazan (Emily) and Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Holly Hunter (Beth), Ray Romano (Terry) and Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Zoe Kazan (Emily) and Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Adeel Akhtar (Naveed), Anupam Kher (Azmat) and Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan (Emily) in The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan (Emily) in The Big Sick

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Director Michael Showalter on the set of The Big Sick

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The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan (Emily) in The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani and producer Judd Apatow on the set of The Big Sick

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Producer Judd Apatow and Ray Romano (Terry) on the set of The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon and Zoe Kazan (Emily) on the set of The Big Sick

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Writers Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani on the set of The Big Sick

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Behind the scenes on The Big Sick

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Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick

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Director Michael Showalter on the set of The Big Sick

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Holly Hunter (Beth) and Ray Romano (Terry) in The Big Sick

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