R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Writer Emily V. Gordon mentioned that her real-life parents are quite different than their on-screen depiction.
He's like if a serial killer fucked an inspirational speaker.
CJ: He's like Daniel Day-Lewis except he sucks.
Early in the film we see Kumail throw a photograph on the pile of pictures in his cigar box. Below several other pictures is a photograph of a woman in a light blue hijab. Later in the film he again throws a photograph on the pile. It is the same picture of the woman in the light blue hijab.
In the beginning of the end credits, photos of shown of the real-life inspiration behind the Emily character, as well as the wedding between Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani and Nanjiani's real-life parents.
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