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.
The film was shown on the closing night of the 3rd Edition (2017) of "IndieBo" (Bogota's Independent Film Festival) as part of the "In Focus" section.
So... to fully know I love someone, I have to cheat on them?
Terry: Out loud, it sounds stupid. Eh, it's... yeah, that's terrible advice.
Although he lives in Chicago, Kumail's car has a New York inspection sticker on the windshield.
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.
$7,529,590 (USA) (16 July 2017)
$42,872,467 (USA) (19 October 2017)
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