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THE BIG SICK

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MORE THAN A FLING A one-night stand turns into something more in The Big Sick. - PHOTO COURTESY OF AMAZON STUDIOS
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  • MORE THAN A FLING A one-night stand turns into something more in The Big Sick.

The Big Sick tells the true story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe 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. (119 min.)

—Amazon Studios

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