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Release Date: June 23rd, 2017

DVD Release Date: September 19th, 2017

R|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Zenobia Shroff, Adeel Akhtar, Bo Burnham

Director: Michael Showalter

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: FilmNation, Apatow Films

Distributors: Amazon Studios, Lionsgate Films, Elevation Pictures

Keywords: Transformation, Hospital, 2010s, Forbidden love, House, Heartwarming, Charming, Emotional

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Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)