Cover Photo: Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan in ‘The Big Sick’
Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan in ‘The Big Sick’

‘The Big Sick’ Is About Dating and Romance, but It’s Also About Parents and Children

On ‘The Big Sick,’ dating, arranged marriage, and the hard-to-break scripts we use when communicating about love.


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