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The Big Sick

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The Big Sick is based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani (played by Nanjiani) and grad student Emily Gordon (Zoe Kazan), who fall in love but struggle while dealing with Emily’s mysterious illness and their families’ culture clash.

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From Dana Stevens at Slate:

This movie keeps a lot of balls in the air: generational and cultural conflict, hospital drama, screwball banter, and only rarely lets one drop. Full Review

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