For so long, Systemic JIA or Stills Disease has been in the shadows that we can hardly believe that that there is now a movie about this disease. And its not a small-time documentary, it’s the summer’s sleeper box office hit! “The Big Sick” is a romantic-comedy in which Still’s Disease (the adult version of Systemic JIA) figures prominently. Actor Kumail Nanjiani (from the TV show “Silicon Valley”) co-wrote the movie with his now wife, Emily Gordon about their relationship. Nanjiani also stars in the film, with Zoe Kazan playing Emily.
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