SYNOPSIS

The Big Sick. Don’t miss the hilarious romantic comedy film of the summer, THE BIG SICK starring Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani.

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 (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


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

July 28, 2017

DIRECTOR

Michael Showalter

WRITER

Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani

COMPANY

StudioCanal

GENRE

Biography, Comedy, Romance

CERT

15

RUNTIME

119 minutes