The Big Sick

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, 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.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Michael Showalter

Cast:

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

Writers:

  • Emily V. Gordon
  • Kumail Nanjiani

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