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THE BIG SICK

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THE BIG SICK

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 119m 48s

Release date 28/07/2017

BBFCInsight strong language, moderate sex references

Genre(s) Comedy, Romance

Director(s) Michael Showalter

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

Summary THE BIG SICK is a US romantic comedy in which a stand-up comedian of Pakistani heritage, whose parents are trying to arrange his marriage to a partner they consider suitable, falls in love with a white woman.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 18/07/2017

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE BIG SICK is a US romantic comedy in which a stand-up comedian of Pakistani heritage, whose parents are trying to arrange his marriage to a partner they consider suitable, falls in love with a white woman.

Language

There is frequent strong language ('motherf**ker' and 'f**k').

Sex

Moderate sex references include references to 'boners' and 'boning' and the dialogue line, "I only ever have sex once on a first date, plus a hand job".

Other issues include comic drug references.

Details

Title
THE BIG SICK
Year
2017
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
08/06/2017
Main language
English
Submitted run time
119m 48s
Approved footage
10782+0
BBFC reference
AFF352063
Registration number
CFJ42309

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