Released – 2017 IMDb Rating – 7.7/10 Genre – Drama, Comedy, Romance
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Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in The Big Sick, a hilariously interesting romantic comedy!
Produced by Judd Apatow, and based on a true story, this film is not only free of irony cynicism, but this date movie will also have you on the edge of your seats…
Stand-up comedian Kumail comes from a standard Asian family background – where arranged marriages are the only choice. However during one of his shows, a heckler (Emily) changes Kumail’s perspective on love and marriage, and what follows next is a secret romance, much to the ignorance of Kumail’s parents who are in the process of finding a girl for him.
However, once their secret is out their relationship reaches breaking point – Which side will Kumail choose? Things only get worse when Emily suddenly falls into a coma with a mysterious infection…
This romcom is a culture-clashing thriller, containing modern edge that will leave audience choosing sides!