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The Big Sick

$9.75 - $11.75


Friday, December 22
Saturday, December 23
$9.75 - $11.75
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December 22nd @ 5:00pm:
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December 23rd @ 8:00pm:
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The Cabot
286 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915 United States

Kumail is a Pakistani comic who meets an American graduate student named Emily at one of his stand-up shows. As their relationship blossoms, he soon becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim parents will think of her. When Emily suddenly comes down with an illness that leaves her in a coma, Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father.  Based on a true story, the movie stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and Holly Hunter.

Variety – “Comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani and writer Emily V. Gordon mine their personal history for laughs, heartache, and hard-earned insight in a film that’s by turns romantic, rueful, and hilarious.”

The New York Times – “A joyous, generous-hearted romantic comedy that, even as it veers into difficult terrain, insists that we just need to keep on laughing.”

The Wall Street Journal – “It’s a lot for any movie to take on. ‘The Big Sick’ pulls it off with unquenchable humor and ineffable grace.”

The San Francisco Chronicle – “The Big Sick, with ease and seeming effortlessness, makes us care a lot of about these people, together and separately. And their journey is odd enough to be interesting.”

Rated R. Run time 2 hours.