The big sick

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Shroff, Zenobia (Actor), actor.
Romano, Ray, actor.
Andrews, Michael, 1967- composer (expression)
Nassau, Robert, editor of moving image work.
Burgoyne, Brian, director of photography.
Santa Monica, California : Lions Gate Entertainment, [2017].
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1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: R; for language including some sexual references CHV rating: 14A.
DVD Drama  1 available


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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
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Based on a true story.
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Wide screen (16x9, 1.85:1).
General Note
Special features: A personal journey: the making of The big sick; The real story; 2017 SXSW Film Festival panel; Cast & filmmaker commentary; The big sick: the other stuff; deleted scenes; The bigger sick: stick around for more laughs.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Brian Burgoyne ; editor, Robert Nassau ; music, Michael Andrews.
Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Zenobia Shroff, Adeel Akhtar.
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for language including some sexual references,CHV rating: 14A.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16x9, 1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Shroff, Z. (., Romano, R., Andrews, M., Nassau, R., Burgoyne, B., Akhtar, A., Kher, A., Hunter, H., Kazan, Z., Showalter, M., Nanjiani, K., Gordon, E. V., Mendel, B., & Apatow, J. (2017). The big sick . Lions Gate Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zenobia (Actor), Shroff et al.. 2017. The Big Sick. Santa Monica, California: Lions Gate Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Zenobia (Actor), Shroff et al.. The Big Sick Santa Monica, California: Lions Gate Entertainment, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Shroff, Zenobia (Actor),, et al. The Big Sick Lions Gate Entertainment, 2017.

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