The Big Sick (15) at Ely Cinema - tickets available on the door from 7pm
Based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gordon who fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash.
Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. 120 mins.
A crowd-pleasing tale of modern romance built across a cultural divide.
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail (Nanjiani) starts dating grad student Emily
(Kazan), but finds himself at odds with the expectations of his traditional Muslim
family. When Emily is waylaid by illness, Kumail must navigate both the medical
crisis with her parents and the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his
heart. Strong language, moderate sex references.