The Big Sick
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Cast: Holly Hunter, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano, Kumail Nanjiani, Matty Cardarople
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.