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Monday 11th September    

Starring: Kumail Nanjiani & Zoe Kazan
Approx. running time (inc. adverts): 135 minutes

THE BIG SICK at the Festival Drayton Centre

Cultures cross swords as Kumail – hailing from a Pakistani Muslim background – develops a romantic relationship with a white American girl named Emily.


Kumail is a man with traditional roots, as his family are of Pakistani Muslim origins. But Kumail himself is not all that traditional...He befriends and begins a romantic relationship with a white American girl named Emily. And despite Kumail's happiness, his parents are less than impressed with his choice of girlfriend.

Deepening their problems, Emily is suddenly waylaid with a mysterious illness, leaving Kumail to attempt to appease his own parents, while also dealing with Emily's folks – Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) – whom he knows little about.

The Big Sick is adapted from the true story of lead actor Kumail Nanjiani's journey with his now real-life wife, with both of their families in tow.


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Ticket Prices
Adult £6.00
Child (under 12) N/A
Friends £5.50
Event Details
Monday 11th September   7:30pm
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